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Armond White’s Mid-Year Awards

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Carole Bouquet and André Dussollier in Unforgivable. 2012’s best so far and Sarris remembered This year, I want to do the Mid-Year Reckoning differently, as a tribute to film critic Andrew Sarris’ recent passing. It was Sarris, during my grad school years at Columbia, who wisely advised that the percentage of good movies has not changed from the old days; now that [&hellip
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Cinematic Royalty: Film Becomes Autobiography in Mathieu Demy’s Debut Americano

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

americano1 Americano is a movie haunted by parents. In his feature debut, Mathieu Demy – son of directors Jacques Demy and Agnès Varda – directed, wrote, and stars in this film as Martin, a stunted Frenchman who must travel back to Los Angeles following the death of his estranged mother. Stuck at a crossroads in his [&hellip
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