Nick Rutigliano

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  • 13 years ago

    As befits a competition enjoying its 10th season, 2003's New York Underground Film Festival has been programmed with keen, if perhaps subconscious, attention to a question both fundamentally cinematic and existential: How does then become now? Fro...

  • 13 years ago

    "Now is all of forever that we can ever have": a heavy thought for an adult-film hero, but then Lucky Pierre is no ordinary star. The featured performer in pomo grandpappy Robert Coover's latest novel, L.P. (a/k/a Peter Prick, Crazy Leg, etc.) spe...

  • 13 years ago

    The heftiest entry (though not quite the longest) in this year's Expo short-film fest is undoubtedly Alexander Sokurov's 47-minute Elegy of a Voyage, a rapturous meditation haunted by moonlight and falling snow. Beginning in the winter woods and e...

  • 14 years ago

    No need to bet your bottom Sacagawea dollar on it: Given that Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (at the Loews IMAX) was produced by National Geographic and sponsored by Eddie Bauer, the flick's grandiose, guardedly p.c. take on the advent of manif...

  • 14 years ago

    Elvis Presley died, so we made new ones. Actually, production just expanded when last century's great postage stamp overnighted himself into the next life—and anywhere else you'd care to look. This in mind, Canadian producer Evan Beloff—...

  • 14 years ago

    Less a "restored classic" (per press notes) than a playful, scruffy alternative to the fastidiously orchestrated spectacles currently on offer, 1974's Master of the Flying Guillotine (Cinema Village, opens May 31) snags the viewer's attention by l...


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