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Cannes 2024 Review: THE STORY OF SOULEMYANE Depicts Immigrant Experience as Intense Social Thriller
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French director Boris Lojkine navigates the harsh realities of undocumented life in Paris, blending social realism with the tension of a high-stakes thriller. [Read the whole post on screenanarchy.com...]
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Cannes Review: Black Dog is a Supremely Intelligent and Heartfelt Story of Human-Animal Friendship
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In the derelict, scraggly city in northwest China where Guan Hu’s Black Dog is set, human life has all but disappeared and canines have replaced their masters. The year is 2008, a few weeks before the kick-off to the Beijing...
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Interview: Chris Nash on Taking Stylistic Risks in Horror with In a Violent Nature
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Nash discusses where he drew inspiration for cross-pollinating styles for his debut feature. The post Interview: Chris Nash on Taking Stylistic Risks in Horror with <em>In a Violent Nature</em> appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Catherine Breillat Returns In U.S. Trailer for Last Summer
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A little silly to say about a movie that premiered in competition at Cannes and had the much-desired fall-festival run, but there should’ve been a little more excitement about Last Summer, which deserves much celebration for its own merits but...
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Jia Zhangke’s Editor Matthieu Laclau on Shaping Decades of Footage and His Trio of Cannes 2024 Premieres
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Matthieu Laclau is a French editor who has been working in China and Taiwan since 2008. His collaboration with director Jia Zhangke in A Touch of Sin won him Best Film Editing at the Golden Horse Awards, Taiwan’s equivalent to...
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Home Entertainment Guide: May 2024
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10 NEW TO NETFLIX "Dark Waters""The Equalizer""The Gentlemen""The Peanut Butter Falcon""Shrek""A Simple Favor""Sing Street""Starship Troopers""Traffic""Upgrade" 12 NEW ON BLU-RAY/DVD "All That Breathes" (Criterion) One of the best documentaries of the 2020s has been given the Janus Contemporaries treatment, the new...
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Clipped
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When the Los Angeles Lakers got a prestige HBO mini-series in “Winning Time,” it seemed only a matter of time before that other team in the City of Angels got in on the action. Sadly, the most interesting recent story in...
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With Flipside, Chris Wilcha Made a Triumphant Film About Failure
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Chris Wilcha has not fully absorbed that his new movie will be in theaters soon. “I had this moment today actually,” he tells me Tuesday over Zoom from his Los Angeles home. “I’m getting on a plane to go to...
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Saoirse Ronan Rebuilds Her Life in First Trailer for The Outrun
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Although peculiarly still without U.S. distribution some five months after its Sundance premiere, Nora Fingscheidt’s addiction drama The Outrun, starring Saoirse Ronan, will arrive in the UK this September. Ahead of the release, the first trailer has now arrived. Here’s...
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The Young Woman and the Sea Review: Trudy Ederle Biopic Is Flotsam and Jetsam
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The film is mostly content to see its protagonist as an implacable force of self-determination. The post <em>The Young Woman and the Sea</em> Review: Trudy Ederle Biopic Is Flotsam and Jetsam appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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