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Watch Bong Joon-ho’s Rare 30-Minute Short ‘Influenza’ and Bertrand Bonello’s ‘Sarah Winchester, Ghost Opera’

Okja is not the only new (or new-ish) Bong Joon-ho project you can stream today, and maybe not even the best. Grasshopper Film are hosting the U.S. premiere of Influenza, which Bong composed for South Korea’s Jeonju International Film Festival in 2004, and it turns out this super-rare 30-minute short is among his most startling works. Praised […]

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Ronald Reagan Prepares for Thanksgiving in Exclusive Clip from ‘The Reagan Show’

Since the advent of television, a president’s charisma has been a deciding factor in an election and few had more of this quality than Ronald Reagan. Thanks to his early days as an announcer then as a Hollywood actor, he was well-equipped to appeal to the public and a new documentary, The Reagan Show, uses […]

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Get Empowered Through Dance in Exclusive Stills from Sundance Winner ‘Step’

One of the most inspirational films at Sundance this year — so much so it won a specific Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking in its U.S. Documentary section — was Amanda Lipitz‘s Step. Following an inner-city, all-girls step dance team in Baltimore as they challenge themselves both on stage and off, they are empowered by their […]

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Claire Denis Will Begin Production on Her Sci-Fi Drama ‘High Life’ Next Month

When Claire Denis announced her new film Let the Sunshine In and premiered it at Cannes just last month, some thought it signaled a further delay for her ambitious sci-fi feature High Life, but thankfully it looks like things are back on track. The project, starring Robert Pattinson, Patricia Arquette, Mia Goth, and Lars Eidinger, will be kicking off […]

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Daniel Day-Lewis Announces Retirement from Acting

Finally lending a bit of gravity and anticipation to his first collaboration with Paul Thomas Anderson since 2007’s There Will Be Blood, a.k.a. many people’s choice for this century’s greatest film, Daniel Day-Lewis has announced a retirement from acting. From his spokeswoman, Leslee Dart, comes the word, which reads: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working […]

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‘Certain Women,’ ‘The Piano Teacher,’ and More Join The Criterion Collection in September

While the vast majority of our favorite films of last year have been treated with Blu-ray releases, one title near the top of the list we’ve been waiting the longest for is Kelly Reichardt‘s Certain Women. It looks like it’s been worth the wait as The Criterion Collection have unveiled their September releases and it’s […]

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First Listen and Full Details on Oneohtrix Point Never’s ‘Good Time’ Soundtrack

Good Time, the new film from the Safdie Brothers, may not have taken home the Palme d’Or at the recent Cannes Film Festival, but it did win the Soundtrack Award for its score from Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never. The crime thriller, which stars Robert Pattinson, was described in our review as a “21st-century fast-food […]

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Richard Linklater’s ‘Last Flag Flying’ Will Open the 2017 New York Film Festival

With Cannes having wrapped up last month (see our favorites), our first glimpse at the fall festival slate has arrived. The New York Film Festival, now in its 55th edition, have announced their opening-night film, and it’s among our most-anticipated of the year: Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying. After kicking off the festival on September 28, the drama (starring […]

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Exclusive Poster Debut for Slamdance Winner ‘Dim the Fluorescents’

Premiering at the Slamdance Film Festival earlier this year where it won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature, Daniel Warth‘s Dim the Fluorescents creatively explores the artistic process through the peculiar avenue of corporate role-playing demonstrations. Ahead of a release this fall in Canada and the United States, we’re pleased to exclusively debut the film’s […]

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First Look at Christian Petzold’s ‘Phoenix’ Follow-up ‘Transit’

We learned last year that Christian Petzold, one of Germany’s great contemporary filmmakers, will follow Phoenix, one of our favorites of 2015, with Transit, based on Anna Seghers‘ World War II-era novel of the same name. Led by Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer, the film is currently shooting in Marseille and the first photos have arrived. Judging from the first […]