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

    2020 Sundance Film Festival: If you happened to be on Twitter the night of October 27, 2015, you might have borne witness to one of the most engrossing experiences ever created on the platform. It all started when A’Ziah “Zola” King tweeted four images of herself and a blonde woman and said, “Y’all wanna hear […] More

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    WATCH: Unseen Forces Plague Riley Keough in First Trailer for Sundance Film ‘The Lodge’

    Neon have released the first trailer for remote horror “The Lodge,” starring Richard Armitage and Riley Keough. Directed by Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz, “The Lodge” premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Sergio Casci, Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz write the script, which looks to be a suspenseful family horror amid a winter entrapment. It […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Hold the Dark’ is a Bleak Yet Always Compelling Mystery

    Filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier isn’t afraid of the darkness that lies within a human being’s heart. Each of his movies has been bleak, yet offbeat in their own ways. His latest film, “Hold the Dark,” also traffics in this territory. It is larger in scale than what he has done in the past, but the themes […] More

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    Netflix Releases First Images and Poster of Jeremy Saulnier Film ‘Hold the Dark’

    Many up and coming filmmakers can make a name for themselves with genre films. One director that has undeniably done so is Jeremy Saulnier. Saulnier has gained considerable support over the past few years for his crime driven films. His last picture, “Green Room” gained considerable praise for its performances and gore factor. His breakout film, […] More

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    A24 Pushes Back ‘Under the Silver Lake’ All the Way to December

    Last month, the Cannes Film Festival saw the debut of one of the year’s more anticipated independent titles. The movie in question was David Robert Mitchell‘s “Under the Silver Lake.” His follow up to “It Follows,” many had pegged this one as a possible Oscar player. Well, one very mixed reaction at Cannes later, and […] More

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    Cannes 2018: ‘Under the Silver Lake’ Reactions Range from Love to Hate

    David Robert Mitchell’s neo-noir “Under the Silver Lake” premiered at Cannes on Wednesday to mixed reactions. The film stars Andrew Garfield as Sam, a young man who becomes obsessed with the disappearance of his neighbor. She is played by Riley Keough. The film also stars Topher Grace, Sydney Sweeney, Jimmi Simpson, and Grace Van Patten. […] More

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    Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ Spurs Walk Outs at Cannes

    Yesterday, something interesting, if not altogether surprising, happened at the Cannes Film Festival. After being welcomed back to the fest, filmmaker Lars von Trier unveiled his newest movie, the serial killer tale “The House That Jack Built.” Never one to shy away from controversy, even the tickets to von Trier’s film had an “explicit violence” […] More

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    Awards Circuit’s Top 10 Breakthrough Performers of 2017

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! End of year lists are flooding the internet – from essential compilations like Kris Tapley’s top 10 Shots at Variety and Tomris Laffly’s outstanding collection of costume design at Film School Rejects, to a cornucopia of posts ranking the top 10 films of the year (including our very own […] More