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Review: Amy

Review: Amy

I don’t know whether it was coincidence or destiny, or if my subconscious was postponing it until the 14th of September, but that was when I finally AMY (she would have turned 32 that day).  The story is known to, pretty much, everybody: a young and extremely talented girl climbs her way up to frequently


Review: The Overnight

Less frisky than it leads on, but more explicit than you’d expect, The Overnight, a short-circuited suburban comedy, offers an unpredictable excursion into latent marital and sexual anxieties. At least, those are the broad themes director Patrick Brice brings to some previously mined territory, most notably 1969’s “Bob & Carol &Ted & Alice,” about two


Review: ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’

Written and Directed by John Ridley Starring André Benjamin, Imogen Poots,Hayley Atwell, Andrew Buckley, Oliver Bennett, Tom Dunlea, and  ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side,’ written and directed by John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of ‘12 Years a Slave,’ is an atmospheric, deliberately paced biopic. The film, depicting a turbulent and pivotal year in the

Deutschland 83 - (C) RTL_Nik Konietzny

FremantleMedia International’s ‘Deutschland 83’ to Air on Sundance TV

FremantleMedia International (FMI) and SundanceTV today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will see the network co-produce the major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83 with UFA Fiction.  The series will become the first ever German-language drama to be aired on a major US network. Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, Deutschland 83 is executive produced


65th Berlinale Review: ‘The Forbidden Room’

Directed by Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson Starring Roy Dupuis, Clara Furey, Louis Negin, Mathieu Amalric, Paul Ahmarani, Géraldine Chaplin, Udo Kier, Sophie Desmarais, Charlotte Rampling, Karine Vanasse, Jacques Nolot, Amira Casar and Caroline Dhavernas Now Playing in Berlin, Germany at the 65th Annual Berlinale Sometimes, trying to break down a Guy Maddin film is like

Choreographer Justin Peck in rehearsal with New York City Ballet principal dancers Sterling Hytlin, Tiler Peck & Amar Ramasar. Courtesy of Bellet 422/New York City Ballet

Review: ‘Ballet 422’

Directed by Jody Lee Lipes Featuring Justin Peck and the New York City Ballet Now playing in NYC & select theaters If you have paid close attention to popular culture over the last several years, you might believe ballet, an artistic dance form predicated on grace, poise and strength, has been reduced to loud melodrama