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NYFF 2019: Main Slate Announced

The main slate for the year’s New York Film Festival has been announced, with 29 features including Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite, Kelly Reichardt‘s First Cow, and Pedro Almodóvar‘s Pain and Glory among others. Martin Scorsese‘s The Irishman, Noah Baumbach‘s Marriage Story, and

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Japan Cuts 2019: THE JOURNALIST Review

With a narrative that feels uncomfortably ripped from the headlines, The Journalist reinforces the need for a critical and independent media through the tense lens of a bureaucratic thriller.

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Fantasia 2019: THE DIVINE FURY Review

The Divine Fury is an entertaining, yet slight action-horror film that, while containing a few thunderous moments, doesn’t quite stick the landing or embrace its great concept.

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Fantastic Fest 2019: First Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up for its fifteenth season and today the first wave of films has been revealed. A few highlights include Takashi Miike‘s First Love, Taika Waititi‘s Jojo Rabbit, and Jeremy Gardner & Christian Stella‘s Something Else among many

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Fantasia 2019: HARPOON Review

Harpoon is a surprisingly refreshing film; with its smart script and devilishly dark story, it’s far more substantive than what you might come to expect from a typical containment thriller.

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Fantasia 2019: DOOR LOCK Review

Door Lock is a well shot and at times fiercely creepy thriller that almost acts as a companion piece to Sleep Tight, and while I wouldn’t say it reaches the same heights as the original, it deviates enough from the source material to feel like its own story.

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Fantasia 2019: EXTRA ORDINARY Review

The premise alone for Extra Ordinary, a film about a timid driving instructor whose ability to communicate with the dead puts her in a position to save the life of a teenager who is about to be sacrificed by a one-hit-wonder musician in order to resurrect his career, should be enough to warrant the price of admission.

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Fantasia 2019: Award Winners Announced

As Montreal’s Fantasia Festival enters its third week, the award winners for this year’s edition have been announced, with Lee Su-Jin‘s Idol winning Best Film.

Take a look below for the full list of winners and click here to check