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Giveaway: Win Kornél Mundruczó’s ‘White God’ on Blu-ray

Arriving on Blu-ray this week is Kornél Mundruczó‘s Cannes-winning drama White God. We’ve teamed with Magnolia Home Entertainment to give away three (3) Blu-rays of the film. See how to enter below and all entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, August 4th. To enter, do the first two steps and then 3 and 4 each count as an entry into the contest. 1. […]

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Analyzing Spielberg’s ‘A.I.,’ Greatest Opening Shots, Fantastic Fest 2015 Line-Up, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Fantastic Fest 2015 has revealed its first wave of programming, topped by their closing night […]

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How Kubrick Changed Cruise’s Career, Miyazaki Tribute, Swapping ‘Psycho’ & ‘It Follows,’ and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Time Out talked to 73 actors to compile their 100 top films of all-time, topped […]

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Watch a Video Essay on the Science of Ingmar Bergman’s Close-Ups

Taking the analysis he and Malte Hagener committed to paper in their text Film Theory: An Introduction Through the Sense, Thomas Elsaesser has created a video essay on close-ups in the work of Ingmar Bergman. By examining them through the best possible method, visual display, Elsaesser, Hagener, and narrator Stephanie Hayes (reading the authors’ words) […]

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Venice 2015 Line-Up Includes ‘Equals,’ ‘A Bigger Splash,’ ‘The Childhood of A Leader,’ and More

Following yesterday’s TIFF announcement, Venice have answered with their slate, which shares some titles, including The Danish Girl, Beasts of No Nation, Remember, Spotlight, Anomalisa, and Black Mass. However, they also have a great batch of premieres, featuring Drake Doremus‘ Kristen Stewart-led Equals and Luca Guadagnino‘s highly-anticipated A Bigger Splash with Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes, […]

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Watch Several Hours of Short Films from David Lynch

If you’re bummed that David Lynch’s 18-hour-or-so Twin Peaks epic might not return until 2017, why not stave off those bad feelings with hours (and hours and hours) of short films?

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‘It Follows,’ ‘The Witch,’ ‘Short Term 12,’ ‘Love is Strange’ Directors and More Find Next Projects

While one will have to wait until earlier next year to see the horror-tinged fun to be had with the Sundance hit The Witch, its writer-director, Robert Eggers, will certainly be on your radar after a bit of news today. Deadline reports that he’ll follow in the steps of Werner Herzog as he’s been set […]

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Watch and Listen to Interviews with Cast and Crew of ‘The End of the Tour'; James Ponsoldt Narrates Scene

One of this summer’s more curious releases is The End of the Tour (review), an adaptation of David Lipsky‘s Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, itself a not-entirely-uncontroversial transcription of his time with David Foster Wallace at the (ahem) end of his touring duties for his landmark novel Infinite Jest. The skepticism that […]

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TIFF 2015 Line-Up Includes ‘Beasts of No Nation,’ ‘Sunset Song,’ ‘The Danish Girl,’ ‘The Martian,’ and More

After highlighting the best films of the year thus far, it’s time to turn our attention to the fall. While Venice and Telluride will get things going, the biggest seasonal event is easily the Toronto International Film Festival. With hundreds of titles from around the globe on its slate, many of our yearly favorites debut there […]

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‘Barry Lyndon’ Analysis, Venice Jury, Buster Keaton Classic Restored, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Venice Film Festival have announced their three juries, including Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Pawel Pawlikowski, Lynne […]