Film Review: ‘The Preacher’

December 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Utilizing populist forms to highlight inequality and injustice, “The Preacher” strips away layers of hypocrisy to show a ruling elite using religion to maintain power.

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Film Review: ‘City of Dead Men’

December 16, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The combination of raves, hallucinogens, wild youth and pagan rituals in a creepy former mental asylum ought to add up to something a lot more exciting than it does in this U.S.-Colombia co-production.

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Critics’ Choice Awards Go Early, But Is It a Bang or a Whimper?

December 12, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

On the heels of a few scandals, the BFCA/BTJA honored the year's best film and TV Sunday.

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‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Live By Night,’ ‘Allied’ Among Costume Design Oscar Contenders

December 6, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

From 17th Century Japan to the Wizarding World of J.K. Rowling, this year's costume design Oscar race is typically wide-ranging.

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Film Review: ‘Siren’

December 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A belated feature expansion of the best segment from 2012 horror omnibus "V/H/S," with Hannah Fierman as the titular creature the only major returning talent.

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From ‘La La Land’ to ‘Jackie,’ Celluloid Thrives in Cinematography Oscar Race

November 28, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An interesting note in this year's Oscar race is the amount of film productions, including "La La Land," "Jackie" and "Silence."

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Film Review: ‘Po’

November 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Noble intentions alone do not a great movie make, as evidenced by “PO,” whose heart is in the right place but whose drama is woefully lacking in momentum.

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Golden Globe TV Nominations Embrace International Appeal

November 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Series like 'Outlander,' 'Narcos,' and 'Penny Dreadful' find more love from HFPA than Emmy voters

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Film Review: ‘A Flickering Truth’

November 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Pietra Brettkelly evocatively layers damaged archival images, potently interspersing them with footage chronicling the rebirth of Afghan Films.

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Sony Aims for Oscars With ‘Sausage Party’ Original Song ‘The Great Beyond’ (NSFW)

November 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Watch an exclusive clip of the song, which will be presented to the music branch for consideration.

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