Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘Closet Monster’

September 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The risk-taking confidence with which Dunn weaves in sardonic magical-realist elements, not to mention the film’s unpredictable yet assured approaches to style and tone, make for an auspicious debut.

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Golfing Origins Movie ‘Tommy’s Honour’ Lands at Roadside Attractions

September 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Roadside Attractions has acquired the U.S. rights to golfing origins movie “Tommy’s Honour” from Gutta Percha Productions. The drama, which was the opening night film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, is directed by Jason Connery. Pamela Marin and Kevin Cook wrote the screenplay, an adaptation from Cook’s acclaimed book of the same name. Keith Bank...

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‘Playback’: Jeff Nichols Talks Oscar Contender ‘Loving,’ Fox’s ‘Alien Nation’ (Listen)

September 23, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Batting around this year's stacked best actress race and comparatively thin lead actor race. Jeff Nichols discusses his new film "Loving."

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Toronto Film Review: ‘Rage’

September 21, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An astute mixture of multi-strand drama and murder mystery that engrosses for two solid hours--before collapsing into bathos.

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Warren Beatty To Be Honored by Santa Barbara Film Fest

September 20, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Rules Don't Apply" director and star Warren Beatty will receive the 11th annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film.

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Film Review: ‘David Lynch: The Art Life’

September 17, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

That hoary old question of whether life imitates art or art imitates life is refreshingly irrelevant in the case of certain creative beings, for whom art is life and vice versa.

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Film Review: ‘The Vessel’

September 15, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This muted, moving small-scale tale of sorrow and faith will strike a chord with both the churchgoing crowd and aficionados of Malick’s contemplative, theologically predisposed cinema.

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Toronto Film Review: ‘Orphan’

September 12, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

French director Arnaud des Pallières delivers an intriguing, narratively fractured portrait of a young woman fighting for her freedom at various stages of her life.

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Toronto Film Review: ‘The Limehouse Golem’

September 11, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A baroque mixture of real historical personages, fictive figures, multi-tiered flashbacks, and grisly criminal intrigue in 1880 London.

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Toronto Film Review: ‘The Oath’

September 11, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This assured suspense drama sports little of the blackly comedic streak usually associated with its maker.

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