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    Top 10: The Best Foreign Language Films of 2018

    One of the biggest stories of 2018 was Netflix’s continued disruption of the traditional models of film distribution. Their slate of auteur-driven films was the envy of their competitors, signalling their intentions of world domination in the industry. Fittingly, that extraordinary international appeal is reflected in their most prized possession, a black-and-white, foreign language film […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Sunset’ Is an Immersive Journey to the Past

    There are few art forms which cater to a nostalgist’s longing for the “good old days” as effectively as cinema. The best historical dramas offer viewers a chance to vicariously revisit the past, experiencing the sights and sounds of times gone by. Such a deep immersion is the highlight of “Sunset“, which sees Hungarian filmmaker […] More

  • sam elliott a star is born

    Circuit Breaker Episode 111: Acting Dark Horses, NYFF Centerpiece, and ‘A Star is Born’ Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:46:34 — 73.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, Chris James, and Karen Peterson. We […] More

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    10 Hottest Titles Premiering at the 2018 Venice Film Festival

    It feels like only yesterday that 2017 Golden Lion winner “The Shape of Water” began its awards campaign, but another edition of the increasingly important Venice Film Festival is fast approaching. As the first stop on the fall festival circuit, the past decade has seen Venice leveraging its prime slot on the calendar to be […] More

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    OSCAR CIRCUIT: Is ‘A Quiet Place’ Positioning Itself for an Academy Run?

    The look of the film year from April is more of a business tactic than a practical one that will yield correct “guesses” this far out.  In trying to prepare for these Oscar Circuit columns, week after week, it points to the “too early” factor and just throwing stuff into the wind and seeing where […] More