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Don’t Underestimate ‘Joker,’ Which Reaffirms Its Place in the Awards Conversation After Camerimage Win

Despite persistent backlash dating up to and throughout its release, Todd Phillips’ “Joker” isn’t going away anytime soon. It’s almost redundant at this point to rehash the numerous takedowns levied upon the movie. It’s a celebration of violence! It will incite incels! Horrid acts of cruelty are committed against women and other innocent people! No […]

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‘Cold War’ Surprises Over ‘Roma’ At Asc Cinematography Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers announced the winners of the 2019 Asc Awards and there was a semi-surprise in the top category, Theatrical Release. Lukasz Zal took the honor for “Cold War” over potential Oscar frontrunner, “Roma’s” Alfonso Cuaron. Zal previously was nominated for the Spotlight Award in 2015 for “Ida” but this was his […]

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Oscar-Winner Ewa Puszczyńska Sets Up Nem Corp. With Klaudia Śmieja, Jan Naszewski

Ewa Puszczyńska, the producer behind Pawel Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winner “Ida” and the director’s Cannes best director award winner and Toronto Film Festival entry “Cold War,” is setting up a new production company, Nem Corp., with Klaudia Śmieja, the producer of Claire Denis’ Toronto film “High Life” and Agnieszka Holland’s upcoming “Gareth Jones,” and sales agent Jan […]

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‘Cold War’ Trailer: Here’s The First Look At The Film That Earned Pawel Pawlikowski Best Director At Cannes

Filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski is coming off a career high, with his Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015, for his amazing “Ida.” And at the recent Cannes Film Festival, Pawlikowski kept his critical luck going with his latest film “Cold War,” which picked up the Best Director prize at the prestigious event. For […]

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‘Cold War’ Review: The Director of ‘Ida’ Delivers One of the Bleakest Love Stories Ever Told — Cannes

A broken love story about broken people in a broken country, Paweł Pawlikowski’s “Cold War” is nothing if not true to its title. Barren even in its fleeting moments of joy, and emotionally inaccessible to the extreme, the film is dark enough to make the director’s Oscar-winning “Ida” feel like a frivolous comedy. And yet, […]

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