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Reviews film

NYFF 2019, HIFF 2019: ‘Pain and Glory’ by Pedro Almodóvar, Starring Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas, Pedro Pedro Almodóvar, Pain & Glory

In a semi-autobiographical infusion of beauty and truth about artistic creation, Pedro Almodóvar crafts the sensitive, humorous and profound 'Pain and Glory.'

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57th New York Film Festival Review: ‘The Irishman’ Is Magnificent with an All-Star Cast

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, The Irishman, World Premiere, NYFF 2019, Martin Scorsese

In short, The Irishman, with its combined efforts of genius artists, reflects like a unique gemstone faceted to strike in directed light the most stunning, unique colors. Look for its glorious release on Netflix in November.

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Fantastic Fest Exclusive Interview: Director of ‘Wyrm’ Moves From Short to Feature

Wyrm

Films at Fantastic Fest tend to be surprises. Wyrm, by first time feature filmmaker Christopher Winterbauer, delivers its share of the unexpected.   Austin’s Fantastic Fest, the largest genre film festival in the US, features horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain unusual films. In prior years it hosted the …

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Fantastic Fest Film Review: Stephen King’s “In the Tall Grass”

In the Tall Grass

You see a car going down a highway through fields of high grass. On the radio, Sam Cooke is singing “It’s All Right”. That’s the last pleasant sound you hear till the end of In the Tall Grass. The rest of the sounds you hear for the next ninety minutes …

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Movie Review: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and the ’60s Filmic Simulation

As the nostalgic references keep piling up, all the glamorous faces, sweaty outsiders, vibrant marquees, hot spots, and shindigs reverberate as though conjured up by a cinephile's melancholy spell.

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