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Review: ‘Moonlight’ (★★★★)

Moonlight was the big winner with LA Film Critics, taking Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor and Cinematography

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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Indie Spirit Noms: Beasts of No Nation Roars Back, Leads Nom Total with Carol

Beasts of No Nation, Carol and Tangerine Lead the 31st Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations

  Todd Haynes’s Carol and Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation led the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations this morning with six and five apiece, respectively. For Carol it was pretty much expected that it would do well but Rooney Mara, who won the Best Actress prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, was nominated in Lead and not Supporting as ...

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