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Interview: Pirjo Honkasalo (Director – ‘Concrete Night’)

Interview: Pirjo Honkasalo (Director – ‘Concrete Night’)

‘Concrete Night,’ Finland’s official entry into the 87th Annual Academy Awards‘ foreign language film category, is a dreamlike odyssey through beautiful Helsinki over the course of one night. The film, based on a 1981 novel by Finnish author Pirkko Saisio, centers on a 14-year-old boy named Simo (Johannes Brotherus), who is still searching for a sense of

Review: ‘All is Lost’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Robert Redford Above all else, it’s Robert Redford’s hands that director J.C. Chandor chooses to emphasize the most in ‘All Is Lost‘. Scarred and weathered, they pull his yacht’s sails and grip rope, highlighted by his golden band. They throw flares and wave for help,

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