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    Independent Spirit Awards: Richard E. Grant, Barry Jenkins and More Talk About the Future of Film

    While many lament a lackluster slate of likely Oscar winners, the Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrated the best in independent film from 2019. Hosted by Aubrey Plaza, the Indie Spirit Awards captured the spirit with exciting awards for the predicted winners like Glenn Close and Richard E. Grant, and some fun surprises for films like […] More

  • Female Directors

    Top 10: Breakthrough Performances Directed by Women

    It’s evident that women directors have difficulty getting recognition for their work. Particularly, recognition from awards bodies. However, they also never receive credit for some of the acting careers they’ve launched. Whether they’ve plucked actors from obscurity or jump-started their careers, they single-handedly helped them become in-demand talents. Here is a list of ten of […] More

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    INTERVIEW: ‘Leave No Trace’ Star Ben Foster Talks Acting

    Sitting down to talk with Ben Foster is an experience. The actor is at times deeply intense, but also quick to laugh or connect on a personal level. In that way, an interview with him is very much like watching one of his performances. With a new one of his hitting screens with the release […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Leave No Trace’ Is A Lyrical And Vivid Character Study

    Welcome back Debra Granik. The filmmaker who blew so many away with “Winter’s Bone” returns to the world of narrative moviemaking with “Leave No Trace,” a wonderful character study. Granik is clearly fascinated by life and people on the margins of society. Just look at the documentary “Stray Dog” that she made between these fictional […] More