Friday, August 12, 2022

Oscar preview: Borscht, Moonlight and ‘the power of Miami’s filmmaking community’

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The 10th edition of the Borscht Film Festival winds down this Sunday with great anticipation (read a report I wrote on Animal Collective’s appearance...

Dunkirk deserves all the technical prizes at next year’s Oscars but...

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Here it is, July, and the movie to beat in next year’s Oscar race for all the technical awards will be Dunkirk. After his...

Florida Film Critics Circle reveal best of 2017… and my ballot

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Today the Florida Film Critics Circle announced the winners of the best films and performances on film in 2017. How does this writer feel...

Son of Saul, a grim out-of-body experience at Auschwitz — a...

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Son of Saul, the feature debut by Hungarian director László Nemes has an audacious premise: placing the viewer in the shoes of a member...

IndieEthos Insiders Tour 3: Toni Erdmann uses humor as lifeblood —...

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Below the surface of its brilliantly timed screwball humor, the German Oscar contender Toni Erdmann holds a tender story of staying true to family....

Florida Film Critics Circle announces nominations for Best of 2017

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Today, the Florida Film Critics Circle announced who they will be voting for in the best of cinema for 2017. These are the choices...

Portrait of a Lady on Fire slays it for Florida Film...

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I'm really proud to see that The Florida Film Critics Circle really went against trends in their choices for the best of cinema in...

Oscar Nominated I Am Not Your Negro is a steadfast look...

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  The idea of historic recurrence is one that has animated several thinkers to stress the importance of how a particular moment in time may...

Phantom Thread comes close to dominating International Cinephile Society best of...

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This critic ends his duties in the 2017 cinematic awards season with a second year participating in the 15th International Cinephile Society poll (getting me...

Director/producer Andrew Hevia on Leave The Bus Through The Broken Window

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You’d be forgiven if you sense director Andrew Hevia has a fixation on his own feet. The Los Angeles-based documentary filmmaker (not to mention...