Despite such a limited commercial output, Joplin's status as a cultural icon has remained almost weirdly steadfast throughout the decades.
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Unpredictable as the outcome may be at this early stage, it's heartening to cast an eye over the unusually rich and daring films of 2013, and to find no shortage of possible correctives.
This year, quality isn't enough. So the determining factor: What's the mood of the industry right now?