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At the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Present is Female

From left; Zhao Shuzhen, Awkwafina and director Lulu Wang on the set of The Farewell The San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest running film festival in the Americas, is about to embark on its 62nd year and with it brings one of its strongest lineups of female-directed and female-led films ever. 72 women directors in all (including co-directors) make …

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Review: ‘Native Son’ – reimagining a classic, retaining the anger

Ashton Sanders in Native Son from A24/HBO (photo: Matthew Libatique) From the very first moments of Native Son, the audience is overwhelmed by the dizzying blend of visual style and narrative intensity. Rashid Johnson, in his directorial debut, uses his career as an established postmodern artist to create a beautiful reimagining of Richard Wright’s incredible novel, bringing it into a …

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Trailer: The Sundance-winning ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

The first trailer for Joe Talbot’s feature film debut, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, is here. Official synopsis: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left …

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Trailer: A24 busts Gaspar Noé’s ‘CLIMAX’ all over your screen

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers, Enter the Void) and …

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Trailer for ‘Mid90s’, Jonah Hill’s nostalgic skater drama directorial debut

A24 has released the first trailer for Mid90s, the directorial debut from two-time Oscar nominee Jonah Hill (Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street). Presented in 4:3 ratio and evoking a Lords of Dogtown meets The Florida Project aesthetic, this nostalgic skater dramedy looks to be right in the wheelhouse for the Oscar-winning studio. It stars pint-sized lead Sunny Suljic (The …

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2019 Oscars: Official Submissions for the Foreign Language Film Oscar

Belarus’s Crystal Swan, the first Foreign Language Film submission for the 2019 Oscars This is the official submission list for countries entering the Foreign Language Film Oscar race for the 91st Academy Awards. The list will be updated with news, trivia, and statistics as new announcements are made. Female-directed submissions: ALGERIA, AUSTRIA, BELARUS, CANADA, COLOMBIA, ESTONIA, GREECE, INDIA, INDONESIA, KENYA, KOSOVO, …

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Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet is back in ‘Hot Summer Nights’

“Sending me away from the summer, what a cliché.” A bit on the nose, sure, but who isn’t going to welcome Timothée Chalamet in another summer coming-of-age story? The Oscar nominee (Call Me By Your Name) will hit your movie screens this summer in the comedy-drama Hot Summer Nights set in 1991 Cape Cod. Part Boogie Nights, part Last American …

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