Opening

—— Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
57% If I Stay Aug 22
—— When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
8% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
12% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
21% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
41% Step Up: All In $2.7M
62% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above, So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
88% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Ister Reviews

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A very ambitious film that journeys up the Danube from its mouth to it's source('s), noting the history of places, people and thought along its 3,000 kilometer length.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

January 4, 2010

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 1, 2006
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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At over three hours, The Ister is challenging -- and then some. But what's wrong with challenging?

| Original Score: 3/4

February 14, 2006
Nathan Lee
New York Times
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This uncompromisingly highbrow video essay voyages from the mouth of the Danube to the source, pausing en route for head-spinning detours into thickets of philosophy.

| Original Score: 4/5

February 9, 2006
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Is it fair to say that the language of philosophy is more or less writ in the manner of Final Jeopardy?

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

February 9, 2006
Jamie Russell
BBC.com

An impressive philosophical exercise and a meditative work of cinematic beauty.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 22, 2005
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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The headiest, head-scratching-est, damnedest, most demanding movie opening this week in New York.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 22, 2005
John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle
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A film about profound ideas deserved more imagination.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

March 15, 2006
Scott Foundas
Variety
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May 15, 2009

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Carloss James Chamberlin
Senses of Cinema
October 22, 2005
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