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‘Flee’ Wins Top Prize of Outstanding Nonfiction Feature at Cinema Eye Honors for Documentaries

The Oscar-nominated “Flee” took home the top prize at the 15th annual Cinema Eye Honors on Tuesday evening at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York.Going into the evening, Neon and Participant Media’s “Flee” led the field with a total of seven nominations, while “Summer of Soul (…Or When the Revolution Could Not […]

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Todd Haynes and His Editors on Poring Over 600 Hours of Footage to Bring ‘The Velvet Underground’ to Life

“The Velvet Underground” marks Todd Haynes’ first foray into documentary filmmaking, and with the film on the Oscar documentary shortlist, Haynes could find himself making the cut for best documentary feature come Feb. 8. But when Haynes was first developing the project years ago, one of the hurdles he had to overcome was the fact […]

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Zurich Film Festival Reveals Line-Up: ‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel,’ ‘French Dispatch’ to Join ‘No Time to Die’

Zurich Film Festival, which kicks off on Sept. 23, has revealed this year’s line-up of films, including Princess Diana-inspired “Spencer” with Kirsten Stewart and Wes Anderson’s “French Dispatch.”Ridley Scott’s “The Last Duel,” starring Jodie Comer, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, and Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst, are […]

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Trailer Watch: Todd Haynes’s The Velvet Underground

“The artist is not with society, he’s different,” says Mary Woronov in the just-dropped trailer for Todd Haynes’s fantastic documentary, The Velvet Underground. It’s an apt pull-quote for a film that’s more about the band and the culture they arose from, reacted to and fermented than any rise/fall/redemption-styled rock narrative. Set against a few of […]

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Could ‘Coda’ and Marlee Matlin Bring Joyful Storytelling and Family-Friendly Movies Back to the Oscar Race?

One year after “Sound of Metal” made a significant impact at the Oscars, Sian Heder’s “Coda” shows itself as an outstanding example for representation in the disability community, and could be one of the heartwarming family films of the year that finds its way to Academy attention.Distributed by Apple TV Plus, which bought the film […]

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