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Hamptons Film Festival Review: ‘The Uncondemned’ – World Premiere

"The Uncondemned," premiering at the Hamptons Film Festival The Uncondemned, reminds us of the courage and spirit required to bring justice to a region in people's hearts where evil had prospered under cover of fear, brutality and the threat of death.

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The 23rd Hamptons International Film Festival Awards

Once again, the 23rd Hamptons International Film Festival took off with a rousing start. The opening night film was the exceptional Truth starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, and Dennis Quaid. Dennis Quaid was present and was his inimitable, charming self. He discussed the film and what it was like to …

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New York/Hamptons Film Festival Review: ‘Bridge of Spies,’ Starring Tom Hanks

During the Cold War Rudolf Abel was put on trial for spying. James B. Donovan was appointed to defend Abel. Though he was vilified for it, the attorney delivered American justice to a Soviet spy. Was justice truly served or would it be served a few years later when a U-2 spy plane was brought down inside the Soviet Union?

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Hamptons International Film Festival Review: ‘Rams,’ Best Narrative Feature

Two brothers have not spoken to each other for decades though they live on the same compound a stone's throw away from each other. When a crisis impacts their livelihood, a crisis provoked by one of the brothers, the conflict between them escalates to violence.

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53rd NYFF Review: ‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

It's the 1970s. The Twin Towers are resurrected and Philippe Petit is planning to walk on a high-wire suspended between them. But there are complications. One of his accomplices may be a spy. Another thinks he is crazy. And will he be able to check his rigging in time?

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