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    2019 Oscar Circuit: Best Costume Design

    The Costume Design category often contains some of the wildest and most interesting nominees in any given year. Usually this is because the Costume Designers often look beyond the Best Picture frontrunners and towards genre and period pieces doing interesting work. Of the past ten winners, five came from films without a Best Picture nomination […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘The Irishman’ Soulfully Etches Age and Sin with Joe Pesci’s Most Provocative Career Turn

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: The energy and vigor that pours from the screen in Martin Scorsese‘s intensely constructed picture “The Irishman” is too glorious to ignore. The iconic filmmaker has made his mark in the crime genre with classics such as “Goodfellas” and “The Departed” being among his most popular and beloved by casual […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Precisely When We Need Her

    “We’re on the brink of an adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with too many questions!” says Mary Poppins, the world’s favorite nanny. And with that cheery admonition, she invites the Banks children – and the audience – to join her on a journey of wonder and imagination. “Mary Poppins Returns” is a sequel to the 1964 Academy […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘The Favourite’ Has Bite Thanks To Olivia Colman’s Menacing Performance

    2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Yorgos Lanthimos shocked the cinematic world with his darkly comedic film “The Lobster” in 2015 before turning some heads in 2017 with “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”  His signature deadpan deliveries and uniquely rich directions are on full display with his new period piece “The Favourite.”  Showing no remorse […] More