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NYFF Review: Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ is his most ambitious and exciting work to date

courtesy of NYFF The second Steve McQueen film to premiere at this year's edition of the New York Film Festival, Mangrove is the first segment...

NYFF Review: ‘Isabella’ doesn’t sink or swim—it just floats

courtesy of Cinema Guild Filmmaker Matías Piñeiro has added to his Shakespearean-inspired filmography with Isabella, which is as much a meditation on Measure for Measure...

NYFF Review: A humble pig gets her time in the spotlight in gripping nature doc ‘Gunda’

courtesy of Neon Victor Kossokofsky loves to prod at the boundaries of what he can do with documentary cinema -- 2018’s Aquarela, for instance, asked...

NYFF Review: ‘MLK/FBI’ charts the complexities of a great man and the government agency that worked tirelessly to take him down

“When you construct someone as a great man, there’s almost nothing more satisfying than revealing the opposite.”  This sentence, uttered early by historian Beverly Gage...

NYFF Review: ‘Malmkrog’ is a gorgeous, stately slog through frippery and philosophy

(courtesy of Shellac) It’s Christmas Eve in the late nineteenth century, and snow coats the grounds of the eponymous Transylvanian manor at the center of...