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Video Minefield: DVD & Blu-Ray releases for May 22

On tap this week: five new home viewing options. Here are our capsule reviews… Certified Copy was the cinephile’s head-scratcher of 2011, a beautiful film about the afternoon spent between a man (opera singer William Shimell) and a woman (the incomparable Juliette Binoche). What first appears to be a cerebral character piece along the lines …

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Cannes Film Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

Cannes 2012The prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 16 to 26 on the French Riviera, announced its complete lineup at a press conference early Thursday. Joining Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, previously announced as the Opening Night Film, are the following hotly anticipated films spanning 26 different countries (list after the jump)…

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