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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day Three

Screened one film Monday night, at FlynnSpace: The World Before Her contrasts contestants in the Miss India World beauty pageant with young girls attending an indoctrination and training camp organized by a Hindu fundamentalism movement. Each group of women share … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day Two

Sunday, we screened three films at the North End Studio, plus a short. Cravings is an animated short of a young girl’s efforts to satisfy a particular craving at a table teeming with temptation. Iranian Cookbook is a male filmmaker’s … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day One

The Vermont International Film Festival is underway and once again, I wield a pair of remotes in the manner of a modern projectionist. Now, aping the style of Robin Laws’ TIFF recaps, I shall recount what I’ve seen at VTIFF. … Continue reading

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John Carter

I’ll cop to it up front: I’m not a Burroughs aficionado. In some circles, not getting down with the multitudinous works of Edgar Rice Burroughs is on par with saying you don’t like Firefly. In my defense, I triedA Princess … Continue reading

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

At the risk of this turning into Movies from the 80s Are Free, I’ll throw out that I went to see a revival of Raiders of the Lost Ark at Essex Cinemas last night. Rather than spending time on things … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park

Speaking of movies, I went to an entirely unexpected screening of Jurassic Park at the Essex movie theater this Thursday. Off the success of the Ghostbusters screenings in October, the theater is exploring a monthly Throwback Thursday showing. That’s pretty … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Three

Day three of the festival for me held just one screening. There was a lot of technical kerfuffle beforehand that didn’t come to anything, but that was all part of the game. Paul Goodman Saved My Life Intellectual, poet, social … Continue reading

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