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The Worst of 2012: Irreverent Lists for the New Year

While 2012 certainly dished out some fantastic cinema, we wanted to end our series of lists dedicated to the best and worst films with an irreverent flourish. If you loved Rihanna in BATLLESHIP or Taylor Lautner in TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN, PART TWO, then this list will surely disappoint…

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An Anthology of Lists: Best Films from 2012

The end of the year always motivates lists. In keeping with this spirit, we compiled a short anthology of top film picks from 2012. These lists represent the 2012 Lone Star Film Festival well, including many of the films you saw at this year’s festival, including some of our 2012 LSFF Juried…

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John Hawkes Talks About THE SESSIONS, Acting, and Texas

In Part 4 of Gary Cogill’s exclusive interview with John Hawkes at the 2012 Lone Star Film Festival, the actor talks about the pervasive sexuality of THE SESSIONS, why he chose acting, and the Lone Star State. In THE SESSIONS, Hawkes plays a quadriplegic who hires a sex therapist…

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Sight and Sound: Greatest Films of All Time, 2012

2012 marked an important landmark in the film culture universe. Sight and Sound came out with its decennial list of greatest all time films, upsetting CITIZEN KANE’S long held number one spot. Only released every ten years, critics around the globe widely regard the canonized list as…

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John Hawkes Talks About His Character in WINTER’S BONE

From quadriplegic Mark O’Brian in THE SESSIONS to menacing anti-hero Teardrop in WINTER’S BONE, 2012 Lone Star Film Festival Maverick Award recipient John Hawkes hardly shies away from a challenging role. With a strong commitment to independent film, the actor appears in…

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Is Film Culture Dead? Highlights From the Debate

A categorically good year for film, 2012 gave us movies like LINCOLN and SILVER LINGINGS PLAYBOOK, appeasing the appetite of film critics and cinephiles alike. Yet, as the year comes to a close, many find themselves mourning the death of cinema…

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John Hawkes Talks about LINCOLN and Picking a Role

With the official 2013 Golden Globe Award nominations now available, there’s no doubt critics will continue to talk about John Hawkes. THE SESSIONS grabbed several nominations, including Best Actor in Drama, for which Hawkes will compete against LINCOLN co-star Daniel Day-Lewis…

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