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Life After Cannes: France’s Government Is Saving the Movies Better Than Hollywood (Column)

Fifteen years ago, I made my first trip to the Cannes Film Festival and spent two intense weeks consumed by cinema. It was a chaotic experience dominated by exhaustion and attempts to stay awake and consume as many movies as possible. After a dizzying ride through screenings of everything from “4 Months, 3 Weeks, and […]

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‘The Last Victim’ Review: A Languid Neo-Noir Partly Redeemed by Ali Larter’s Strong Performance

While staring glassy-eyed at interminably long stretches of “The Last Victim,” I was reminded of a ‘60s variety show sketch I viewed during my adolescence. The premise of the skit: Producers of some returning fall shows were told at the last minute that their series had been expanded from 30 to 60 minutes, and they […]

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Josh Brolin’s Outer Range Shootout Took Place Within 100 Feet Of His No Country For Old Men Shootout

Prime Video’s “Outer Range,” starring Josh Brolin, is set in the fictional town of Wabang, Wyoming, but the series was shot down in Las Vegas, New Mexico, which has a much smaller population than the one in Nevada. New Mexico’s Las Vegas could even pass for a small town, and in fact, it already did fifteen […]

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Why The Power of the Dog should win the best picture Oscar

Jane Campion’s uncompromising, uneasy 1920s drama delivers a career-best performance by Benedict Cumberbatch and marks a victory for queer films at largeIt was always a little tough to buy the legitimacy of Jane Campion’s dark slow-burn drama The Power of the Dog as the best picture frontrunner. A difficult film about festering familial resentment and […]

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Christoph Waltz, Javier Bardem Talk Oscar Contender ‘The Good Boss,’ Method Acting, Playing Villains

In some ways, Javier Bardem and Christoph Waltz have trod similar career paths. In the space of two years, both stole the show and won Oscars playing cold-blooded killers, Bardem in the Coen brothers’ “No Country for Old Men,” Waltz in “Inglourious Basterds.”Both went on to become memorable Bond villains. And they also have a […]

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Caleb Landry Jones Drops Psychedelic Rock Single, Announces ‘Gadzooks Vol. 1.’ Album Following Cannes Best Actor Win

It might be time to start calling Caleb Landry Jones a double threat. The young actor’s rapid ascent in the film industry has hardly hindered his longtime passion for music. Days after being named “Best Actor” at the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival, the Texas native dropped “Bogie,” the lead single for his upcoming second […]

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Can ‘Zola’ Bring Colman Domingo Supporting Actor Love From the Academy?

How much longer can the industry ignore the reverence of actor Colman Domingo before they decide to take notice? This holiday weekend gives audiences the 2020 Sundance Film Festival hit “Zola” from A24 and co-writer and director Janicza Bravo. As “X,” the mysterious and terrifying “roommate” of Stefani (Riley Keough), who takes her, the free-spirited […]

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