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Watch This One: Mona Fastvold’s Gay Romance ‘The World to Come’ Breaks Out Big at Venice

In the fall festival derby, the Kate Winslet-Saoirse Ronan romance “Ammonite” was poised to follow up “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” as the next must-see Sapphic bodice-ripper. But the lesbian love story that broke out instead is actress-writer-director Mona Fastvold’s second movie, “The World to Come,” a grim yet achingly beautiful 1850s pioneer drama […]

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‘Ammonite’ Trailer: Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan Unite in Francis Lee’s Lesbian Romance

With the first-time pairing of Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, plus the return of “God’s Own Country” writer-director Francis Lee, “Ammonite” has ranked high on the list of the year’s most anticipated films since Neon acquired distribution rights to the romance drama in January. The first official trailer for the movie has now debuted online, […]

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Now Stream This: ‘Parasite’, ‘Killing Them Softly’, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, ‘Malcolm X’, ‘Cursed Films’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Another week stuck inside, another excuse to block out the horrors of the real world and stream some great movies. And there are a whole slew of genuinely great movies streaming […]

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mk2 films veteran Juliette Schrameck reveals departure from leading French sales outfit

Schrameck piloted sales on titles including ’Personal Shopper’ and ’Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’.Juliette Schrameck has announced she has left her role as managing director of Paris-based mk2 films after a decade at the company.“I didn’t think I would be announcing this in such a particular period but I have decided to embark on […]

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Streaming: the best film at Cannes 2019 not to win a prize?

Having missed out in a vintage year at Cannes, Diao Yinan’s dazzling The Wild Goose Lake is now available to stream – joining some of this fine director’s earlier workThe further it recedes in the rearview mirror, the more last year’s Cannes competition looks like an exceptionally good vintage. This week, British cinema audiences can […]

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UK box office preview: ‘The Invisible Man’ faces ‘Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’

‘True History Of The Kelly Gang’, ‘Downhill’ among other new openers.Universal’s Blumhouse Productions horror The Invisible Man faces off against Curzon Artificial Eye’s Cannes title Portrait Of A Lady On Fire this weekend at the UK box office.Directed by Saw writer Leigh Whannell, The Invisible Man stars Elisabeth Moss as a lady who believes her […]

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Post-Oscars, ‘Parasite’ Doubles Its Best Weekend Box Office

As Neon basked in the afterglow of four Oscar wins including Best Picture for “Parasite,” the movie doubled its gross on its 19th weekend, by far its best showing. Universal’s Oscar-winner “1917” also stayed strong in even more theaters, grossing higher still.Neon also ruled the roost with another potential crossover film, Valentine’s Day weekend entry […]

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27 Great Movies Completely Rejected by the Oscars in 2020

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards have been announced, and movies such as Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” Sam Mendes’ “1917,” Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” and Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” all walked away with multiple nominations as expected. As is the case every Oscar season, a handful of […]

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Gregory Ellwood’s Top 10 Of 2019: ‘Parasite,’ ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

If my top 75 films of the decade list demonstrated anything it’s that I’m a sucker for cinema that sticks with you. That’s what made 2019 individually a hard year to pull a top 10 for. It’s not that there weren’t good films, it’s that as well made as many of them were, they didn’t […]

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