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6 Must-See Films This Month

From survivalist thrillers to eye-opening documentaries, see what six movies made our list of the most essential films this month.The Hunting GroundThis infuriating, terrific documentary by Kirby Dick exposes the shameful treatment of victims of… Read Full Story
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"Everyone Has These Primal Desires:" A Chat With the Organizer of the NYC Porn Film Festival

Porn: everyone watches it, but no one wants to talk about it. It was with this basic premise in mind that UK-born, Brooklyn-based artist Simon Leahy put together New York's first-ever pornographic film festival, which… Read Full Story
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The Pee-Wee Herman / Judd Apatow Movie is Finally Happening

Photography by Autumn de Wilde, from our October 2010 cover storyA new Pee-Wee movie. Produced by Judd Apatow. Premiering on Netflix. If this combination doesn't appeal to you... well, what else don't you like? Sunshine?… Read Full Story
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Give Alejandro Jodorowsky Real Money and He Will Give You Fake Money and a New Film

Alejandro Jodorowsky, the man behind the psychedelic classic The Holy Mountain is back again, this time seeking funds for a new movie on kickstarter. "I make a film when I have something I need… Read Full Story
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Designer Tom Ford Announces His Second Feature Film

Tom Ford is a busy man. When the designer's not dressing or writing love letters to Rihanna, you might remember that he also writes and directs films with equal excellence. Now Ford is finally following… Read Full Story
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Kathleen Hanna Is the Voice of an Alien Puppet in a New Short Film

Kahleen Hanna can now add "actress" to an already fearless resume that includes fronting seminal feminist punk band Bikini Kill as well as Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin. Hanna lends her distinct voice… Read Full Story
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UPDATED: Miley Cyrus' Short Film, "Tongue Tied," Is Coming to the NYC Porn Film Festival

UPDATE: A representative for Miley Cyrus told Buzzfeed News: "Miley was proud to make a film with acclaimed filmmaker Quentin Jones. Neither she nor Quentin are participating in this 'festival' in any way." The festival's… Read Full Story
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AHHHHHHHHHH: The Magic Mike XXL Trailer Is Here

Seeing the midnight premiere of Magic Mike three years ago in a packed East Village theater was one of the funnest movie experiences I've ever had. When Matthew McConaughey delivered his "looks like we've… Read Full Story
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A Slew of New Films Are Putting a Fresh Spin On the "New York Story"

New York City has had a long history of providing the backdrop for cutting-edge cinema, but several films at this year's Sundance Film Festival managed to put a fresh spin on the 'New York Story.'… Read Full Story
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Hell Yes: Your All-Female Ghostbusters Cast Has Arrived

In a dream-world, the cast for an all-female reboot of Ghostbusters would look something like this: Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and then Beyoncé again, somehow. But in a Beyoncé-less reality, the movie's cast is still pretty… Read Full Story
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How Former Top Male Model Steven Lyon is Taking on Something That Matters

Steven Lyon has been around photography and filmmaking his entire career. First, as a hugely successful model and more recently as a photographer and filmmaker himself. For his first feature film, Lyon is taking… Read Full Story
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10 Actors and Directors to Watch At This Year's Sundance Film Festival

Shameik Moore in Dope (right)1. Shameik MooreUnless you're an embittered fan of the now-cancelled Cartoon Network sketch-comedy show, Incredible Crew, you might not know this 19-year-old actor. But Shameik Moore will be poised for big… Read Full Story
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See A$AP Rocky in a Teaser Trailer for New Film Dope

To put it one way, the trailer for Dope looks dope (sorry). Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Dope is a tale about a nerdy teenager, played by Shameik Moore, who loves 90s hip-hop -- and dressing… Read Full Story
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Starting Saturday, You Can Watch The Interview on Netflix

Bad news for people who just want to stop hearing about The Interview: the notably meh film is coming to Netflix. Since being pulled from theaters, the controversy-prone movie has grossed $40 million in Video… Read Full Story
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Watch the Unf*ckwithable Fey and Poehler in the "Sisters" First Look Trailer

Right around the time Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were making Cosby impersonations at the Golden Globes, this 20-second trailer for their movie Sisters appeared. And while it's hard to compare the two events --… Read Full Story
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The Ace Hotel's Inherent Vice Installation is Your Antidote to Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson's sprawling adaptation of the 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel, opens tomorrow, and the Ace Hotel is hosting an "alternate reality environment immersive installation" inspired by the movie through the 11th.… Read Full Story
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Watch Adorable Kids Re-enact John Waters' X-Rated Cult Classic, "Pink Flamingos"

For John Waters' newest exhibition at Marianne Boesky Gallery in Chelsea, Beverly Hills John, the director decided to turn his infamously obscene film, "Pink Flamingos" into a G-rated production starring cute kids. When we first… Read Full Story
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5 Must-See Films In January

PAPER's Dennis Dermody shares his top five film picks this month. MommyWinner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Canadian director Xavier Dolan has crafted one of his most emotionally devastating films in… Read Full Story
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"I Question Myself All the Time": Marion Cotillard Opens Up About Her Buzzy New Film

There's a scene midway through the Dardenne brothers' quietly gripping social drama, Two Days, One Night, where Sandra (portrayed with deep humanity by Marion Cotillard) -- a depressed mother and Belgian factory worker fighting to… Read Full Story
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Sebastian Sommer is an Indie Filmaker Who's Bringing Internet Culture to the Big Screen

21-year-old Sebastian Sommer is an up-and-coming independent filmmaker who's more obsessed with the internet than traditional film. Like a true digital native -- one who is always tabbing between Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr -- his… Read Full Story