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Review: ‘Moonlight’ (★★★★)

Like most people I love going to the movies to be entertained. But I also use movies as my portal to worlds I don’t know. I’m not a football fan, for example, but I love the movie Friday Night Lights. I love almost any good sports movie because it’s my ‘in’ to that world. At the same time I also ...

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Los Angeles Film Critics Predictions: Will We See a NYFCC Mad Max Redux?

  With the next big critics group, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, voting tomorrow it’s time to get some predictions out for a group that often searches to the left field for its wins. Interestingly enough, its last week’s groups, the NBR and NYFCC, that seem to have stolen a bit of LA’s winner thunder. Winners like Mad Max: ...

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TIFF40 Announces Masters, Vanguard, Doc Slate: Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Wim Wenders, Gaspar Noé and more

  TIFF has announced the list of films screening as part of the 2015 Masters, Vanguard, Cinematheque, Docs, and Midnight programmes, which includes Cannes Best Director winner The Assassin by Hsiao-Hsien-Hou, Wim Wenders’ Every Thing Will Be Fine, and the Cannes Midnight premiere, explicit sex drama Love from Gaspar Noé. Also represented this year are new docs from Frederick Wiseman (In ...

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