Friday, September 30, 2022

Eighth Grade captures desire for acknowledgment with a dash of humor

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Despite having been directed by a comedian, Eighth Grade may stand as one of the starkest movies you'll see about entering your teenage years....

Cold Water reveals early, dark vision of Assayas

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A long time before French filmmaker Olivier Assayas gave us Something in the Air (Something in the Air presents vibrant picture of youth in...

The Daughter features powerful acting but predictable plot – a film...

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The film The Daughter opens at a small mill, which is about to close. The head of the factory, Henry Neilson (played masterfully by...

A Final Post and Message

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Well, that was an interesting year to take a sabbatical. I saw a total of three movies in theaters, and it wasn’t because of...

‘Blank City’ celebrates the art of “No Wave”

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With Blank City, first-time director Celine Danhier offers a celebration of the influential art scene of New York City during the late seventies and...

IndieEthos Insiders Tour 5: I, Daniel Blake breaks hearts with humanistic...

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Politics and cinema has never mattered more to the British social-realist director Ken Loach. It was the election of a conservative government that brought him...

Queen’s Roger Taylor could try harder

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In this day and age of popular music recycling the same old themes of partying, love, boasting about how great one is (Kanye), it’s...

Roger Ebert's life and death cuts to core of humanity in...

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It takes a courageous sense of perspective for a filmmaker to get to the place necessary to make a review-proof documentary, and director Steve...

Love in times of heterosexism — Carol, a film review

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In his  latest film, director Todd Haynes brings to life a love story between a wealthy housewife and a 20-something department store clerk in...

Under the Shadow builds tension with patience to chilling results —...

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  It's been a long time since a jump scare has genuinely grabbed me and left me unnerved in the pit of my guts the...