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Posts Tagged ‘Kent Jones’

New York Film Festival Adds Edward Snowden Doc

It’s never happened before. But to understand why the New York Film Festival has for the first time in its 52-year history added a movie to its main slate after that main slate was officially announced, one need turn only to the reaction of the event’s chief executive.

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From Scott Feinberg‘s Hollywood Reporter item:

New York Film Festival director Kent Jones said in a statement, “Seeing CITIZENFOUR for the first time is an experience I’ll never forget. The film operates on multiple levels at the same time: a character study (of Edward Snowden)… A real-life suspense story… And a chilling exposé. When the lights came up, everyone in the room was alternately stunned, excited and deeply troubled. A brave documentary, but also a powerful work from a master storyteller.”

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Rachel Maddow Runs Carrie Prejean Book Spoiler

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Rachel Maddow‘s in-house comedian Kent Jones sums it up, “An inspiring story for anyone who ever had the dream of stopping other people’s dreams.”

Previously on FBLA:

  • Carrie Prejean (Of Course) is Writing a Book