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Best Film Review: “Carol” vs “Brooklyn”

Best Film Review: “Carol” vs “Brooklyn”

HelenHighly Critiques the Film Carol and Compares it to the film Brooklyn. The movie Carol, a lesbian romantic drama that is based on the book The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith, is getting named Best Film of the Year by just about everyone, it seems, and making all the award short-lists. And Helen is Highly disappointed by this mundane, overly precious, pointlessly detailed movie.

Nanni Moretti’s “Mia Madre” Review

Those Italians, they understand Sorrowful Life and Comical Death in ways that Americans just do not. // When was the last time you heard a great closing line in a movie? Endings are always difficult, even for the best filmmakers, but when that final moment manages to take your breath away, it is like bliss. The final line in Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre is not a brilliant sentence in itself. Then again, is “rosebud” profound in itself? But in context – the way it calls back to an earlier conversation in the film, sums up the theme of the movie, and also creates a definitive and significant end to the story, in that way, this line was magnificent.

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10 Films To Watch At The 53rd New York Film Festival

The 53rd edition of the New York Film Festival starts on September 25th and we are definitely thrilled as always. Not only does it take place in our own base, but this year’s lineup is also a rather political one (as NYC festivals tend to be). Creators continue to realize there is something going on

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Complete Details For CONVERGENCE Announced At 53rd New York Film Festival

The Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced the complete details for the 53rd New York Film Festival Convergence, which will take place on September 26 and 27. The highly anticipated annual program delves into the world of immersive storytelling with a mix of unique films, panels, and live interactive experiences. Audiences can explore a

Filmmaker Interview: Nick Broomfield (Tales Of The Grim Sleeper)

On July 7, 2010, Lonnie Franklin was arrested as a suspect in the “Grim Sleeper” murders, which took place in South Central Los Angeles from 1985 to 2007. His arrest was not the product of painstaking detective work, but the accidental result of a computer DNA match linking him to a possible 20 victims. TALES

Pasolini’s Passing According to Abel

by H.S. Bayer “I lived that page of a novel, the only one of my life as far as the rest — what can I say I have been living inside a poem, like every obsessive.” Pier Paolo Pasolini “In search of the death, of the last poet, only to find, the killer inside me…

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