Posts Tagged ‘film’

Playback: Edgar Wright on ‘Baby Driver,’ Music and Walking Away From ‘Ant-Man’

June 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The filmmaker has come from sneaking into Pinewood Studios to edit his debut feature to making a decades-in-the-making dream project a reality.

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Film Review: ‘Chameleon’

June 17, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A precisely engineered chamber piece that will sharply divide audiences with both its coolly distanced style and incendiary yet somewhat baffling content.

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Annecy Film Review: ‘Despicable Me 3’

June 14, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The discovery of Gru's twin brother Dru pushes the Minions to the margins in an amusing but over-stuffed sequel to Illumination's hit franchise.

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Film Review: ‘Camera Obscura’

June 7, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Camera Obscura” is best in its first half, when assured direction and strong lead performances create an insinuating atmosphere of suspense that may or may not be supernatural in origin.

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See the Hilarious Viral Volkswagen Ad That the Automaker Was Very Nervous to Run

June 6, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Among the film entries doing well at this spring's ad award shows is this stupidly hilarious Volkswagen Tiguan ad from Germany, in which a guy tries to reverse his horse trailer into a parking spot--very poorly, much to the raucous amusement of the horses watching nearby. The spot, by Grabarz & Partner in Hamburg, picked...

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Film Review: ‘Letters from Baghdad’

June 3, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The real jewels of the film are the scores of archival films from the early 1900s through the 1930s, many retaining their original tinting and stencil colors, offering a window into Bell’s world.

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Cannes Film Review: ‘After the War’

May 28, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

For those wondering where director Zambrano’s sympathies lie, it’s not with the terrorist: Lamberti is a complex character yet his overriding trait is egotism.

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Cannes Film Review: Robert Pattinson in ‘Good Time’

May 25, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Those already acquainted with the young oeuvre of Benny and Josh Safdie — the multitasking fraternal auteur duo with a joint eye to the social fringes of New York City — may see the title of their third narrative feature as a kind of perverse in-joke.

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Film Review: ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’

May 10, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A bromance with a bitter streak born from personal delusions, fears and failings, it’s got enough personality and pathos to make it a mildly appealing option amidst the usual cacophonous summer fare.

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Film Review: ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

May 9, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' director Guy Ritchie treats the Arthurian legend as opportunity for another rowdy chase after an elusive weapon.

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