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The Sounds of Violence: THE TRIBE Film Review

By at July 23, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 1 Comments

The Sounds of Violence: THE TRIBE Film Review

4 / 5 stars The Tribe has the potential to be one of the most incendiary movies of 2015. It’s a little surprising that this multiple Cannes Film Festival award-winner hasn’t already inspired more vitriol, at least in the United States. Although the entire cast of The Tribe is deaf, and the entire film told only with sign language and body language (no subtitles), more...

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The Dogs Have Their Day: WHITE GOD Film Review

By at April 9, 2015 | 10:32 pm | 1 Comments

The Dogs Have Their Day: WHITE GOD Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars The first scene in 2014 Cannes standout White God looks like the start of a post-apocalypse genre movie: it’s daylight, and a young girl is riding her bike down a barren street. She heads over a bridge that's jarringly empty save for one abandoned car. From the wide shot, you'd think she was the only human alive. But as the girl turns the corner onto a more...

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Video from Cannes 2014 Winner: Hungarian Drama WHITE GOD

By at May 25, 2014 | 9:26 pm | 0 Comment

Video from Cannes 2014 Winner: Hungarian Drama WHITE GOD

The summer blockbuster gets its fair share of criticism -- a factory churn that favors big effects over high art -- but every moviegoer looks forward to at least one big movie during the warm weather months. Despite my general dislike for sequel efforts (and reboots, the worst trend to hit film narrative in the last 30 years), I have my eyes on Dawn of the Planet of the more...

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Three “Movies to Watch” from Cannes Film Festival 2013

By at May 25, 2013 | 7:23 am | 0 Comment

Three “Movies to Watch” from Cannes Film Festival 2013

Any worthy movie critic could spend days writing about the myriad of cinema offerings at the Cannes Film Festival. And many do. But with the 2013 edition of Festival de Cannes coming to a close, and having followed the industry hubbbub for nearly a fortnight, I have chosen just three films that have piqued our interest and landed on my 2013 must-see list. :: The more...

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