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  • 11 days ago | Film and TV

    It's on record that Soviet filmmaking pioneer Sergei Eisenstein (Strike, October, and the film school staple Battleship Potemkin), after his professional endeavors in Hollywood were thwarted by anti-communist bias, ventured to Mexico to direct a f...

  • The culture-deadening Marvel Cinematic Universe has already shanghaied the world into giving over hearts, minds, and wallets, so -- as Tina Turner could've sung about Nick Love's superpowered-loser indie -- we don't need another hero. From a...

  • So unpretentious that it could be accused of lacking style or vigor, writer-director Marya Cohn's maturely conceived, Kickstarter-budgeted debut swaps genders on the more traditionally male-driven story of a stunted coming-of-age. (Think...

  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    So unpretentious that it could be accused of lacking style or vigor, writer-director Marya Cohn's maturely conceived, Kickstarter-budgeted debut swaps genders on the more traditionally male-driven story of a stunted coming-of-age. Think Trainwreck...

  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    The culture-deadening Marvel Cinematic Universe has already shanghaied the world into giving over hearts, minds, and wallets, so — as Tina Turner could've sung about Nick Love's superpowered-loser indie — we don't need another hero. From a tourist...

  • Exquisitely restored in 4K to make its three-strip Trucolor process sing, Nicholas Ray's masterful yet only cult-beloved 1954 take on a Republic Pictures oater -- a slyly radical psychosexual oddity busting through genre conventions, beyond its...

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