Thursday, February 29, 2024

Miami International Film Festival

Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ presents complex, enthralling portrait of...

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Only Lovers Left Alive, the long-awaited vampire drama by Jim Jarmusch, has to be one of the better date movies I've seen in a...

Certain Women suffuses message in low-key cinematic technique — a film...

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Miami born writer-director Kelly Reichardt is not known for making movies with overt narratives or clear messages. With Certain Women, her sixth feature, some...

Is Miami’s film scene big enough for counter-programming against Miami Film...

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You know Miami’s film scene is thriving when counter-programming rears its glorious head. After all, what would Slamdance be without Sundance? On the advent...

'Heli' depicts human costs of drug-related violence with raw horror

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Set in Guanajuato, Mexico, Heli tells the story of the crude life the city's residents endure while dealing with the ongoing militarization of the “war on...

Vandal filmmaker talks shooting in Wynwood, progress of film with del...

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Over the years, Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood has undergone a transformation from a mundane warehouse district in a sketchy neighborhood to a party hub featuring...

My Friend Dahmer vividly explores the anti-social life of a would-be...

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Though My Friend Dahmer is about infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, its focus is not on the murders, rapes, necrophilia and cannibalism he committed...

Yorgos Lanthimos, director of The Lobster, talks finding filmmaking freedom in...

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Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, probably one of the most distinctive voices in that already distinctive cinema scene that Greece has produced in recent years, did something special...

Presenting Princess Shaw reveals value of success in music without the...

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Presenting Princess Shaw is a sweet yet frank documentary on the aspirations of an amateur YouTube star as she unwittingly is about to go viral. By focusing...

The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America...

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This year’s GEMS event by Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival (Miami Film Fest GEMS 2016 features Certain Women, Toni Erdmann, other potential Oscar...

The Salesman tests morals limits of a good husband — a...

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It’s easy to consider hypothetical reactions when one is confronted with moral quandaries in the movies -- especially in Hollywood movies. Good and evil...