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Nick Pinkerton

Nick Pinkerton is a freelance journalist and film programmer. He has written about films for Sight & Sound, ArtForum, the Village Voice, Moving Image Source and Reverseshot.com, among other publications. He is currently a member of the New York Film Critics Circle.

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, lives in Brooklyn, NY, and has programmed at a variety of venues throughout the NYC area.

He contributes a weekly column, ‘Bombast’, to the SundanceNOW blog, and tweets as @NickPinkerton.

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    Film of the week: Life of Pi

    Ang Lee and co’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s fanciful bestseller doesn’t need its ruminatory voiceover, says Nick Pinkerton – it has Awesome imagery.

    Friday, December 21, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film of the week: The Master

    Paul Thomas Anderson’s film of two portraits (the Beatnik and the Scientologist) has a great film rattling around inside it; it’s easily the best movie this year to talk about, says Nick Pinkerton.

    Friday, November 2, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

  • How to tell a true war story

    Nick Pinkerton on how Hollywood’s auteur generation distilled the Vietnam War into a new form of vigilantism.

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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