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Film Review: 'The Decent One'

It may seem insensitive, if not callously cynical, to use the term “novelty value” when appraising a documentary dealing with the Holocaust. But that’s precisely what distinguishes Vanessa Lapa’s “The Decent One” from countless previous nonfiction features that have detailed the darkest horror of the 20th century. 682 more words


Entertainment One Buys Wes Bentley's 'After the Fall' for U.S.

Entertainment One Films has acquired North American distribution rights to “After the Fall,” starring Wes Bentley, Vinessa Shaw and Jason Isaacs.

Saar Klein’s film, previously titled “Things People Do,” will be released day-and-date in theaters and VOD on Dec. 116 more words


NYFF52: Retrospective, Revivals (and Backstage Back Then)

I’m sure it was obvious to Joseph L. Mankiewicz that the pipsqueak with a Hasselblad around her neck was having an out-of-body experience “directing” him and another of cinema’s giants, Jeanne Moreau, “Please stand closer and angle toward each other, and please look directly at the lens.” 377 more words