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Movie Review: Girl with a Xeroxed earring: "Tim's Vermeer"

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Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 5:00 am

Tim’s Vermeer, documentary, rated PG-13, Center for Contemporary Arts, 3.5 chiles

There are two essential questions posed by this richly entertaining movie created by the illusionist team of Penn and Teller (who narrate and direct, respectively) around a quixotic experiment by their friend Tim Jenison. One: Did Johannes Vermeer use optical devices to create his extraordinary paintings? Two: If he did, does that make them less extraordinary?

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