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The 10 Best True Crime Movies Ever Made

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Today, New York’s Film Forum kicks off a four-week, 50-film “True Crime” festival, spotlighting some of the most iconic dramas, mysteries, and thrillers based on real events. It’s one of our most durable genres — the festival spans something like eight decades — and for good reason: the best true crime movies are often tense, gripping, and suspenseful (even when we already know the outcome). Here are a few of our all-time favorites.
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Poetry Is a Virus That Can Save the World: On Jorie Graham’s ‘From the New World’

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The poet Jorie Graham was born in New York in 1950 to a sculptor and a journalist. She was raised in Italy and, later, France, where she studied at the Sorbonne before being expelled during the protests of the late 1960s. She then left Europe for the United States, where, back in New York, she studied filmmaking at NYU. After receiving her MFA from the University of Iowa, she went on to produce several volumes of the best poetry in the English language, including The Dream of the Unified Field, which won the Pulitzer in 1996.
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Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Flicks to See in November

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The year is winding down, prestige picture season is in full swing, and it’s getting increasingly difficult to separate the studio movies from the brainy indies. So we’ve got an even more diverse slate of must-see movies for November, from social and political documentaries to star-driven Oscar hopefuls to clever genre riffs — a little something for everyone to be thankful for this month.
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