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Sundance Review: ‘Come Away’ Doesn’t Have Enough Fairy Dust to Leave the Ground

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2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Neverland and Wonderland come together in "Come Away," the new film from Brenda Chapman. Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo are Rose...

Sundance Review: ‘This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection’ Is a Jarring and...

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2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Nestled within the borders of South Africa is the Kingdom of Lesotho. Its two million inhabitants are mostly farmers, though...

Sundance Review: ‘Save Yourselves!’ Is a Hilarious Story of Relationships, Connection, and Aliens

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2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: In our endlessly connected world, is it a good idea sometimes to simply disconnect? Get away? Live simply? It seems...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Zola’ Proves Twitter Was Good For Something

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2020 Sundance Film Festival: If you happened to be on Twitter the night of October 27, 2015, you might have borne witness to one...

Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2020 Competition Lineup

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Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled its narrative and documentary competition lineup, as well as its breakouts section and the return of the Russo Fellowship...

AFI Fest Review: ‘To The Ends of The Earth’ Is An Evocative, Emotional Journey

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2019 AFI FEST: Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “To The Ends of The Earth (Tabi no Owari Sekai no Hajimari)” absolutely nails the isolating feeling of...
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AFI Fest Review: ‘Proxima’ Is a Tender Tale Intertwining Motherhood & Heroism

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2019 AFI FEST: Director Alice Winocour’s “Proxima” is less concerned about having its female protagonist sort out her existence through dire circumstances than it...

Montclair Film Announces the Launch of the Mark Urman Award Fund

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Read the press release from last week's announcement regarding Montclair Film launching the Mark Urman Award fund. Montclair Film, New Jersey’s leading non-profit film organization,...
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AFI Fest Review: ‘Richard Jewell’ Is a Star-Making Role for Paul Walter Hauser

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2019 AFI FEST: It arrived late in the season, but "Richard Jewell" is here to shake up the awards race. Clint Eastwood's newest film tells...

AFI Fest Review: ‘The Science of Fictions’ Lacks Gravitational Purpose

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2019 AFI FEST: Corruption and violence toward its people have longed plagued the reputation of the Indonesian government. Even more historically sickening is the...

AFI Fest Review: ‘Deerskin’ Makes a Dark Mockery of Mockumentary

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Quentin Dupieux's “Deerskin” made a brutal splash as part of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Opening the “Directors' Fortnight” program, the French black comedy...

AFI Fest Review: ‘The Planters’ Grows Into a Fragile State of Mind

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2019 AFI FEST: Alexandra Kotcheff and Hannah Leder's “The Planters” represents a stunning feat of auteur announcement. The dynamic duo both star and direct...

Hulu’s ‘Reprisal’ To Dish Out Revenge With Style

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: The characters of the upcoming Hulu series "Reprisal" sure know how to make an entrance. A suave gangster who...

Interview: Composer Max Richter Discusses Experimental Music and Scoring ‘Ad Astra’ Twice

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It's been eleven years since Max Richter burst onto the scene with the score for Oscar-nominated, "Waltz With Bashir," an animated feature that would...

Snowpiercer Provides More Than Apocalyptic Chills

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: Seven years into the future, after the earth has been devastatingly frozen to its core, a train perpetually speeds...

Awards: Middleburg Film Festival Cements Best Film Year This Century

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2019 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: This past weekend the 2019 Middleburg Film Festival wrapped up, marking its seventh year of incredible film titles, and putting...

20th Century Fox Delivers New Worlds And Heroes

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: 20th Century Fox did not come empty-handed to their surprise-filled NYCC event. Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Djimon Hounsou, Ralph...

Shyamalan Introduces The World ‘Servant’

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: The Hammerstein Ballroom is shrouded in darkness, dead center on the stage, draped in an ethereal light sits a...
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Sam Mendes and Roger Deakins Bring ‘1917’ To Life At NYCC

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: New York Comic Con is always full of surprises, but perhaps none bigger than the announcement of an appearance...

‘The Two Popes’ Takes The Audience Award at Middleburg Film Festival, ‘Willie’ Gets Documentary...

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Read the Press Release:  Middleburg, VA, October 21, 2019 – The Middleburg Film Festival announced today the Audience Award winners for Best Narrative Film and Best Documentary...

New Hampshire Film Festival: Sienna Miller’s Performance in ‘American Woman’ Steals the Spotlight From...

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2019 NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL: Day three at New Hampshire proved to be a bit more challenging than the first two fantastic days. While...

‘Castle Rock’ Premieres Its Killer New Resident

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: For readers of Stephen King, the name Castle Rock will surely ring a bell. The fictional Maine town serves...

Top 10: Film Fest 919 Titles

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Film Fest 919: The book is now closed on the second annual Film Fest 919. The North Carolina based festival (specifically in Chapel Hill)...

New Hampshire Film Festival: Slew of Breakthrough Performances Highlight a Strong Slate On Day...

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2019 NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL: Day two of the festival delivered quite an exciting group of films to the Portsmouth community. The day was...

New Hampshire Film Festival: ‘Uncut Gems’ Shines Brightly Over New England

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2019 NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL: We wrapped up the second evening of the festival with Benny and Josh Safdie's "Uncut Gems." With their latest...

Film Fest 919 Review: ‘In Fabric’ Finds Some Horror Through Fashion

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Film Fest 919: Fashion can be deadly. Look no further than the comedically tinged horror outing "In Fabric," which literally centers around a killer...

Film Fest 919 Review: ‘And Then We Danced’ Has Plenty of Heart

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Film Fest 919: Dancing can mean so much. For some, it's an expression of personality. For others, it's a release from stress. In certain...

Film Fest 919 Review: ‘Greener Grass’ Commits to a Bizarre Premise

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Film Fest 919: There is an uncompromised vision at the core of "Greener Grass." It's a vision that will exclude the vast majority of...

New Hampshire Film Festival: A Nor’easter Drives Everyone to ‘The Cave’

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New Hampshire Film Festival: The 19th annual New Hampshire Film Festival arrived in the wake of a mighty nor'easter that brought high winds and...

HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Premiere Packs A Punch at NYCC

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2019 NEW YORK COMIC CON: HBO is a network whose name is synonymous with event television. At this year's New York Comic Con they...

Top 10: 2019 New York Film Festival Titles

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The New York Film Festival is in the books, ladies and gentlemen. 2019 marked another big year for the fest, complete with a massive...

HIFF Film Review: ‘Scandalous: The True Story of the National Enquirer’ Is Essential Viewing...

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2019 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: One of the more unexpected delights in the Hamptons was a documentary from Mark Landsman about the National Enquirer. "Scandalous:...
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‘The Two Popes’ Is a Favorite at Hamptons International Film Festival

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Fernando Meirelles took the Hamptons by storm with his new film, "The Two Popes," which won the festival's coveted Audience Award. The drama about...

Film Fest 919 Review: ‘Windows on the World’ Lacks Subtlety But Finds Emotional Resonance

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Film Fest 919: Utilizing the September 11th terrorist attacks as a plot device is the cinematic equivalent of a nuclear weapon. Deploy it properly...

Film Fest 919 Audience Award Goes To ‘Parasite’

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Yesterday, the second annual Film Fest 919 announced its Audience Award, capping a week of movies and celebration of cinema down in Chapel Hill,...

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