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Foxtrot: Maoz’s Emotionally Devastating Tale of Loss and Grief

On the surface, Foxtrot is yet another movie about loss–the unbearable grief of parents bereaving the death of their soldier-son while on duty.  But Maoz is such a bright and ambitious writer-director that it’s the film’s broader socio-cultural contexts and rich subtexts in which the tale is placed that make Foxtrot so devastating and impactful.

If Beale Street Could Talk: Kiki Layne to Play Lead in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Could Talk

Kiki Layne will play the lead role of Tish in Oscar winner Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Oscar 2018: Honorary Oscars to Charles Burnett, Owen Roizman, Donal Sutherland, and Agnes Varda

Black director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, British actor Donald Sutherland, and French director Agnes Varda will receive honorary Oscars this year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD – Trailer

Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, and Kevin Spacey. Sony Pictures releasing on December 8, 2017.

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Mother! Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence on the Controversial Horror Thriller

How far am I willing to push moviegoers with the intense ending in the psychological thriller? That line is always tricky–Aronofsky

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Oscar 2018: Dearest Sister, Laos First Submission for the Best Foreign Film Language Oscar

Horror-thriller, “Dearest Sister” has been selected by Laos as its first submission of a film for the Academy Awards foreign-language category.

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Politics 2017: Star-Studded Hand in Hand Relief Benefit Raises More than $44 Million

The star-studded “Hand in Hand” hurricane-relief benefit raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Tuesday night.

Foxtrot: Maoz’s Emotionally Devastating Tale of Loss and Grief

On the surface, Foxtrot is yet another movie about loss–the unbearable grief of parents bereaving the death of their soldier-son while on duty.  But Maoz is such a bright and ambitious writer-director that it’s the film’s broader socio-cultural contexts and rich subtexts in which the tale is placed that make Foxtrot so devastating and impactful.

Mother! Jennifer Lawrence Starring in the Controversial Horror Thriller

What’s amazing about the movie is that it can be interpreted many different ways, which is a good and a bad thing–Lawrence

Leisure Seeker: Interview with Helen Mirren

I’m going round saying everyone now should have a copy of “The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich” because that’s an amazing book to study the dangers of the rise of those sorts of extreme attitudes–Mirren