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    3 DAYS IN QUIBERON/3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (Emily Atef 2018)

    EMILY ATEF: 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON/3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (2018)

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    115 minutes of glamorous despair with Romy Schneider, 1981

    This film, based on a last...
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    THE CAKEMAKER (Ofir Raul Graizer 2017)

    OFIR RAUL GRAIZER: THE CAKEMAKER (2017)

    [This is a reprint of my review from June 2018]

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    TIM KALKHOF IN THE CAKEMAKER

    Insinuating flavors

    A...
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    THE WALDHEIM WALTZ/WALDHEIMS WALZER (Ruth...

    THE WALDHEIM WALTZ/WALDHEIMS WALZER (Ruth Beckermann 2018)

    The documentary shows how after a successful diplomatic career including ten years as Secretary General of the United Nations, Kurt...
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    English object to "Detainment" nomination. ...

    English object to "Detainment" nomination.

    Just as there has been outrage at the Motion Picture Academy's announced, now reversed, decision to award the Oscars in four categories - Editing,...
  5. Outrage over a downgrading. The Academy made...

    Outrage over a downgrading.

    The Academy made public plans to announce the Oscars for some key but less sensational or popular categories during commercial breaks in the TV ceremony: ...
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    They were, maybe, but there was a backlash, and...

    They were, maybe, but there was a backlash, and three days ago they announced they'd reversed the decision to announce those Oscars during commercial breaks. See...
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    WALDHEIM WALTZ, THE/WALDHEIMS WALZER ( Ruth Beckermann 2018)

    RUTH BECKERMANN: THE WALDHEIM WALTZ/WALDHEIMS WALZER (2018

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    Portrait of a post-war whitewash

    The Waldheim Waltz is a somewhat pedestrian documentary...
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    303 (Hans Weingartner 2018)...

    303 (Hans Weingartner 2018)

    Two Berlin university students meet on the road and travel southward in a classic Mercedes "303" van, engaged in passionate debates. Romance eventually ensues, but...
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    HANS WEINGARTNER: 303 (2018) ...

    HANS WEINGARTNER: 303 (2018)

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    ANTON SPIEKER AND MALA ENDE IN 303

    Good trip

    Hans Weingartner's 303 is a youthful two-hander, a travel-dialogue...
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    BERLIN & BEYOND Mar. 2019

    BERLIN & BEYOND, Mar.8-14, 2019

    Festival Coverage thread here.

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    Berlin & Beyond is a festival of films...
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    BERLIN & BEYOND Mar. 2019

    BERLIN & BEYOND, Mar.8-14, 2019

    General Film Forum thread here.

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    Berlin & Beyond is a festival of films...
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    Starting the FESTIVAL COVERAGE review thread HERE...

    Starting the FESTIVAL COVERAGE review thread HERE. (But reviews won't begin till the end of the month.)
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    THE TROUBLE WITH YOU/EN LIBERTÉ! (Pierre Salvadori 2018)

    PIERRE SALVADORI: THE TROUBLE WITH YOU/EN LIBERTÉ! (2018)
    OPENING NIGHT FILM

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    PIO MARMAÏ AND ADÈLE HAMEL IN THE TROUBLE WITH YOU

    New York Premiere...
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    Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2019

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    Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2019 (New York, Feb. 28-Mar. 10, 2019

    Co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance

    GENERAL FILM...
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    Thanks. Your comment made me reread this and fix...

    Thanks. Your comment made me reread this and fix some typos. Glad you like Wittgenstein too!
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    ARCTIC (Joe Penna 2018)
    Want to chase your Winter Doldrums with somebody else's winter horrors? Joe Penna is a Brazilian musician who became famous on...
  17. SF Indiefest 2019: Awards.

    SF Indiefest 2019: Awards.
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    Those prizes don't seem to be highlighted at...

    Those prizes don't seem to be highlighted at Canes either. In fact I don't think they even have prizes for cinematography and editing.
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    Maybe Agnès Godard is the most known, but there...

    Maybe Agnès Godard is the most known, but there are a dozen more, as you'll see if you Google "women cinematographers." I wonder what awards they have won, apparently plenty also.
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    Good point: being coy about essential knowledge...

    Good point: being coy about essential knowledge in a film is a modern thing, no doubt. Wouldn't another one be Ruben Östlund's Force Majeure. Also there would be Julia Loktov's The Loneliest...
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    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019. DOCUMENTARY. ...

    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019.

    DOCUMENTARY.
    This category tends, understandably, to focus for the most part on hot button current issues. The first one this time, however, "A NIGHT AT THE...
  22. COLD PURSUIT (Hans Petter Moland 2019): What Makes a Remake?

    COLD PURSUIT (Hans Petter Moland 2019): What Makes a Remake?

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    LIAM NEESON IN COLD PURSUIT: A GLEAM OF FORGIVENESS?

    What goes into a remake?

    There...
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    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019. ANIMATION. ...

    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019.

    ANIMATION.
    These are more varied in style and unpredictable in tone perhaps than the live action ones.There also are even more (three) from Canada It's been...
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    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019

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    Oscar Nominated Shorts, 2019.

    LIVE ACTION.
    All but one of them focuses on children in danger, and they seem aimed to gain our attention by shocking...
  25. WILDLAND (Alex Jablonski, Khalil Hudson 2019)...

    WILDLAND (Alex Jablonski, Khalil Hudson 2019)

    Showing today at 12:30

    This documentary about the lives and work of forest fire fighters in south Oregon who wind up fighting the big one in...
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