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How to Wow on the Red Carpet on Festival Circuit

Venice may be known as the jewel of the Adriatic, and Berlin brings out funky fashionistas in February, but for the haute couture world, Cannes is considered the crowning glory of the film festival circuit. 589 more words


Film Review: 'In Your Dreams!'

Czech teen Laura (Barbora Stikarova) is a determined practitioner of parkour, the art of free-running around, over and up buildings, or other architecture. As “In Your Dreams!” is at pains to make clear from the outset, she’s unusual in that most of the discipline’s adherents are male — including local parkour hotshot Luky (Toman Rychtera), the object of a nascent crush on Laura’s part. 657 more words

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#50 SUFFRAGETTE (2015)


It’s been a while… but with Streepy having a big movie out next week  (and possibly her only movie out for quite some time to come) it seemed right to get back on track and catch up what we’ve missed. 1,525 more words

Tribeca Film Review: 'Junction 48'

Subtlety was never the strong-suit of helmer-activist Udi Aloni, although his agitprop works have a justifiable righteous anger that gets them touring fests. “Junction 48” is a classic example, starring Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar as a version of himself, naively dreaming of becoming a crossover hip-hop star while facing Israeli bigotry. 381 more words


Film Review: 'Strike a Pose'

A frank on-and-off-stage record of Madonna’s Blond Ambition World Tour, 1991’s “Truth or Dare” invited controversy for numerous reasons — not least the conspicuously out-and-proud image presented by her male dancers, who underlined a sex-positive, diversity-embracing message many weren’t quite ready for at the height of the AIDS epidemic. 667 more words


Strand Releasing Acquires U.S. Rights To Andre Techine's Berlinale Player 'Being 17' (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES — Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to French master Andre Techine’s subtle coming-of-age drama “Being 17,” which world premiered in competition at Berlin. 250 more words


Film Review: 'Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures'

It’s a sure sign of an artist’s impact — at least for those with the privilege of tasting success during their lifetimes — that wealthy patrons will pay enormous sums to have their portraits done. 980 more words