EDINBURGH: ‘Get Low,’ ‘Restrepo,’ ‘Vacation!’

Posted by · 5:02 pm · June 24th, 2010

My third day in the ‘Burgh (shut up, I have legitimately heard people call it that) wasn’t as film-heavy as the previous one: social commitments and a certain football match between Slovenia and some other country got in the way. Under these circumstances, three screenings — taken together, as disparate a cross-section of the U.S. […]

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EDINBURGH: “Modern Love is Automatic,” “Jerichow,” “White Lightnin'”

Posted by · 12:53 pm · June 20th, 2009

With over 100 new feature films appearing at the Edinburgh this week, and a chaotically overlapping schedule of press screenings to work with, the choice of what to see can be a bewildering one. With previous festival cred behind them, the likes of “The Hurt Locker” or “Fish Tank” hardly have to fight for your […]

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