Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘Buddies in India’

February 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A nonsensical and seldom funny Chinese action-comedy set in India that makes any Bollywood movie seem like a Bergmanesque masterpiece by comparison.

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Rotterdam Film Review: ‘Ugly’

February 11, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Director Rechinsky interlaces the central story of a car crash victim with family scenes that ensure audiences realize just how horrible life can get.

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Rotterdam Film Review: ‘Body Electric’

February 7, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Generosity of spirit is the hallmark of Marcelo Caetano’s debut, featuring a protagonist cycling through a healthy uncertainty about his future.

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Film Review: ‘Havenhurst’

February 4, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Ghosts of prior horror movies haunt the musty halls of a competently crafted meller that never quite finds a distinctive narrative slant or atmosphere of its own.

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Rotterdam Film Review: ‘Sexy Durga’

February 4, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This murky descent into unrelieved dread subjects both characters and audience to an extended nightmare.

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Rotterdam Film Review: ‘This Is Our Land’

February 3, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The film is a shoo-in for Stateside distribution, since Lucas Belvaux’s theme is the cinematic equivalent of all those articles trying to understand the disgruntled white voters who supported Trump.

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Free and Easy’

January 31, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Geng Jun's Hong Kong-produced latest feature, set in a faceless northeast mainland China burg, is exactly the kind of rarefied exercise that has spelled "festival fare" for decades.

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‘La La Land,’ ‘Arrival,’ ‘This Is Us’ Win ACE Eddie Awards for Film Editing

January 28, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

At the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards, "Arrival," "La La Land," "Game of Thrones" and "This Is Us" were among the big winners.

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SAG Awards Predictions 2017: Who Will Win

January 27, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Our experts take a stab at predicting the winners for the upcoming 24th annual celebration of screen acting.

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Burning Sands’

January 25, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The occasional heavy-handed or clumsy elements don't seriously impair a film whose high spirits, talented cast and always-luridly-intriguing subject consistently entertain.

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