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New to Streaming: ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,’ ‘Tracks,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]

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NYC Weekend Watch: Gordon Willis, ‘The Trial,’ ‘Dirty Harry’ & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]

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‘La Ciénaga’ Hits Criterion: Rhythms In Four Minutes

To begin, a cliché (albeit one that’s true): a great first scene will tell you how to watch the rest of the movie. Not necessarily who is important to the story, or what the major themes will be, but instead rhythms, what to look for in a shot, and ways to interpret meaning (which is […]

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NYC Weekend Watch: Julianne Moore, Antonioni, Welles, ‘Touki Bouki’ & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]

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New to Streaming: ‘The Duke of Burgundy,’ ‘Dear White People,’ ‘R100,’ ‘Everly,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]

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Peter Strickland Discusses the Humor, Chemistry, and Ambiguity of ‘The Duke of Burgundy’

We talk with the director of one of 2015′s best films about audience reaction, his lack of interest in psychoanalyzing his characters, and why The Duke of Burgundy is a “party-pooper film.”

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‘Petra von Kant’ Hits Criterion: Turning the Theatrical Into the Cinematic

We explore the latest Rainer Werner Fassbinder addition to The Criterion Collection.

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‘Black Sea’ and ‘Still Alice’ Composer Ilan Eshkeri on Emotional Depth and Makeshift Magnificence

Kevin Macdonald‘s Black Sea, which hits U.S. theaters this week, features top-notch acting and, like the submarine, is air-tight, but music is also another highly effective component to the thrilling story. In addition to pulse-pounding sounds and pensive themes, British composer Ilan Eshkeri also adds a thick layer of humanity to the story about about greed, hard metals […]

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Kevin Macdonald Discusses How ‘Alien’ and ‘Sorcerer’ Influenced His Submarine Drama ‘Black Sea’

We talk to the director about casting, Jude Law’s submarine experience, his grandfather Emeric Pressburger, and more.

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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Lucy,’ ‘My Winnipeg,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ and More

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]

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