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    [press release from Kino Lorber]...

    [press release from Kino Lorber]
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    Directed by ABEL FERRARA
    Starring WILLEM DAFOE

    Currently playing nationwide in virtual cinemas as part of the Kino...
  2. SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER ...

    SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER

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    I also will be recommending, and publishing a review of, the British Scrabble dramedy SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER (Carl Hunter...
  3. Also recommended: THE VAST OF NIGHT (Andrew...

    Also recommended:

    THE VAST OF NIGHT (Andrew Patterson 2019) - on Amazon Prime from May 15

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    Did not know about Patterson's charming little sci-fi...
  4. AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE, 1985: Bill Duke's The Killing...

    AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE, 1985: Bill Duke's The Killing Floor

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    DAMIEN LEAKE AND ALFRE WOODARD IN THE KILLING FLOOR

    This made-for-TV film about a young black...
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    SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER (Carl Hunter 2018)

    CARL HUNTER: SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER (2018)

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    BILL NIGHY IN SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER

    The prodigal son

    This droll and witty film (not to be confused...
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    63 UP (Michael Apted 2019)...

    63 UP (Michael Apted 2019)

    Just re-watched this film - the "Up" series, for me, never grows old, though its subjects do - and realized it could be included in this thread, because it's one of the...
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    Both would be new to me. I avoided THE OMEGA...

    Both would be new to me.
    I avoided THE OMEGA MAN, but then I eagerly went out to see I AM LEGEND.
  8. Thanks, so kind!

    Thanks, so kind!
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    Tommaso (Abel Ferrara 2019)

    ABEL FERRARA: TOMMASO (2019)

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    WILLEM DAFOE IN TOMMASO

    Himself perceived

    As Owen Gleiberman notes in his Variety review of Tommaso, at 67 Abel...
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    Just 90% I think, PHANTOM THREAD. It is a good...

    Just 90% I think, PHANTOM THREAD. It is a good one. "A TV series too weird for today's taste." Really? I doubt that. Bbut there is only one David Lynch. There's just nobody that original. There...
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    JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (Dawn Porter 2020)

    DAWN PORTER: JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (2020)

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    JOHN LEWIS IN JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE

    "Make trouble - good trouble": struggles more than ever relevant...
  12. Yay!!! Glad to hear from you! That puts it...

    Yay!!!
    Glad to hear from you!
    That puts it perfectly.
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    RELIC (Natalie Erika James (2020)

    NATALIE ERIKA JAMES: RELIC (2020)

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    ROBYN NEVIN, EMILY MORTIMER AND BELLA NORTHCOTE IN RELIC

    Ladies on the midnight watch

    For most of us at least, the...
  14. URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD; INTO HER OWN (Daniel Traub 2019)

    DANIEL TRAUB: URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD: INTO HER OWN (2019)

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    URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD

    A sculptor grown monumental

    In her immersive protective gear she...
  15. http://www.chrisknipp.com/images/if3.jpg Relic....

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    Relic.

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    A new (mainly?) virtual but also theatrical release of interest is RELIC. Filmleaf's Sundance 2020...
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    Apparently Jack did not say no to TONI ERDMANN...

    Apparently Jack did not say no to TONI ERDMANN but dropped out of it. Bill Murray would be a good choice. ...
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    You're welcome, my pleasure. Different types...

    You're welcome, my pleasure.

    Different types of forgotten, yes. LOSING GROUND is a lot more forgotten than THE GHOST WRITER. The latter is available on six different platforms, and you can watch...
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    It was definitely easier to write when I was very...

    It was definitely easier to write when I was very young, 20-30, or earlier. However, we're wiser now, aren't we? Writing about films can contribute in some small way to preserving the memory of the...
  19. LOSING GROUND (Kathleen Collins 1982)

    KATHLEEN COLLINS: LOSING GROUND (1982)

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    BILL GUNN AND SERET SCOTT IN LOSING GROUND

    Lost future

    This film is important for what might have been. It...
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    FOURTEEN (Dan Sallitt 2010)

    DAN SALLITT: FOURTEEN (2019)

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    TALLIE MEDEL AND NORMA KUHLING IN FOURTEEN

    The dissolution of a friendship and divergence of two lives

    It goes back all...
  21. Coming: BEYOND SKIING EVEREST (Steve Bellamy 2020)

    Coming:

    STEVE BELLAMY: BEYOND SKIING EVEREST

    TRAILER

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    BEYOND SKIING EVEREST is the story of identical twin brothers Mike and Steve Marolt and...
  22. THE GREY FOX (Philip Borsos 1982) repertory, Kino Marquee (May 29)

    PHILIP BORSOS: THE GREY FOX (1982)

    RE-RELEASE TRAILER

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    A quiet gem from a while back

    This is a 4K restoration of a film from 1982. But it seems...
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    I forgot I'd said "classic-style." I may be...

    I forgot I'd said "classic-style." I may be wrong, but I was arguing that THE GHOST WRITER won't be acknowledged to be as good as it is, so it won't become - to give the no. 1 meaning I get for...
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    SWEET GRASS was in the 2009 NYFF and reviewed...

    SWEET GRASS was in the 2009 NYFF and reviewed here then. That's amusing that you link it to BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. But more important it's an early example of the Harvard ethnographers and...
  25. Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival You...

    Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

    You can watch some of this cancelled festival's virtual form HERE.
    A livestream event is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020.
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