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Cinema Blind Spots: My Winnipeg (2007)

What is “My Winnipeg”? Who is Guy Maddin? Austin tells you as he justifies this lesser-known, avant-garde documentary as a true blind spot. Continue reading

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Buried Treasures: What’s Up, Doc?

“What’s Up, Doc?” pays homage to the screwball comedies of the 1930s and ‘40s. But unlike Mel Brooks, director Peter Bogdanovich didn’t spoof screwball comedies. He actually made one! Continue reading

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Scorsese’s latest advertising campaign

Martin Scorsese’s new film is unlike anything he has ever done before. Continue reading

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Cinema Blind Spots: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Fourteen years ago, Steven Spielberg finished what Stanley Kubrick started before his death. How does “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” hold up today? Continue reading

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Cinema Blind Spots: Bullitt (1968)

Does Peter Yates’ 1968 classic “Bullitt” hold up today? Austin watches it for the first time and lets you know. Continue reading

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Class of 1985: “The Last Dragon”

Striking a funky, daffy, multi-genre, low-budget sweet spot, “The Last Dragon” takes an inner-city poke at the hero’s journey without taking the piss out of it. Continue reading

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Indiana Comic Con Diary, Day 3

On Day 3 of Indiana Comic Con, Ben sits in on panels with comics legend Jim Steranko and “Game of Thrones” stars Rory McCann and Jason Momoa! Continue reading

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Indiana Comic Con Diary, Day 2

Day 2 of Indiana Comic Con sees the Film Yap’s Q&A panel, an encounter with Carrie Fisher, and Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa. Continue reading

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Indiana Comic Con Diary

The Film Yap crew hits the Indiana Comic Con and offers their experiences in this convention diary. Continue reading

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Class of 1995: “Stuart Saves His Family”

Upending expectations of the “Saturday Night Live” subgenre, “Stuart Saves His Family” is good enough and smart enough to paint a seriocomic portrait of misery. Continue reading

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