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NEWFEST Reviews: ‘Cowboys,’ ‘Rūrangi,’ ‘The Strong Ones,’ and ‘Tahara’

In her second dispatch of NewFest, Sara Clements reviews Cowboys, Rūrangi, The Strong Ones and Tahara. Don't miss her first round of reviews of Dating...

NEWFEST Reviews: ‘Dating Amber,’ ‘Forgotten Roads,’ ‘ Monsoon,’ ‘ Two of Us,’ and ‘Uncle Frank’

David Freyne’s Dating Amber takes gays back to high school. A charming comedy of a relatable experience where sex is on everyone’s mind and where...

AFI FEST Review: The brilliant ‘Belushi’ captures a complicated artist by those who knew him best

One of the biggest problems with fame, I would imagine, is the sense that, because everyone knows who you are, they think they know you....

AFI FEST Review: ‘Sound of Metal’ is thunderous

(Amazon Studios) Writer/director Darius Marder’s new film, The Sound of Metal, explores, quite beautifully and somewhat elegiacally, how losing all control of your life can...

AFI FEST Review: ‘Whirlybird’ is a fascinating chronicle of the birth of breaking news

courtesy of AFI FEST I live in Los Angeles, and I can tell you two things are ubiquitous:  helicopters and an insatiable appetite for live...