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2015 Stories by Danny King

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  • Tsai Ming-­liang

    published April 22, 2015

    Taiwanese director Tsai Ming­liang has been among the most profound voices in world cinema over the past quarter­century, making this... More >>

  • Art of the Real

    published April 22, 2015

    Co­programmed by Dennis Lim and Rachael Rakes, this second annual installment of "Art of the Real" promises an even more ambitious, expansive... More >>

  • Hard to Be a God

    published April 22, 2015

    Considering that Hard to Be a God — the final film from celebrated Russian director Aleksei German (Khrustalyov, My Car!), who... More >>


    published April 15, 2015

    Curated by the terrific critic Ashley Clark — whose book on Spike Lee's Bamboozled is set to be published by The Critical Press in... More >>

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    Compelling Films at KINO! Fest Survey Germany Today

    published April 8, 2015

    Though in just its second year as an independent festival, KINO! — following a 35-year run in collaboration with MoMA — has... More >>


    published April 8, 2015

    Originally conceived as a three-part miniseries for HBO Europe, Agnieszka Holland's Burning Bush has gained considerable exposure as... More >>

  • Overdue: James B. Harris

    published April 1, 2015

    "Overdue," a traveling series co­-programmed by film critics Nick Pinkerton and Nicolas Rapold, returns to BAMcinématek with yet... More >>


    published March 25, 2015

    BAMcinématek's "Cuba: Golden 60s," a series comprising six features and a program of shorts by the director Santiago Álvarez,... More >>


    published March 18, 2015

    Trumpeting the importance of cinematographers is currently emerging as one of the central themes of this year's repertory programming in New York:... More >>


    published March 11, 2015

    For those looking to cap their St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a cult-movie fix, Nitehawk has you covered with its screening of Mark... More >>

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    These Final Hours Offers an Amped-Up, Pre-Apocalyptic Vision

    published March 4, 2015

    Where David Michôd's recent The Rover provided a poised,... More >>


    published March 4, 2015

    With anticipation starting to brew for the November release of Spectre, the 24th James Bond movie — and the $1 billion-plus worldwide... More >>


    published February 18, 2015

    Though not as widely seen as some of the more treasured Robert Altman movies from the Seventies — M*A*S*H, McCabe & Mrs.... More >>

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    White Rabbit Is the Latest from Director Tim McCann's Twisted Imagination

    published February 11, 2015

    Give Tim McCann credit for his twisted imagination: His see-it-to-believe-it 2005 cheapie Nowhere Man concerns a guy hunting for his own... More >>


    published February 4, 2015

    With a lot of work still to be done regarding the prominence of women in the filmmaking industry, it’s worth taking a moment to celebrate... More >>


    published February 4, 2015

    John Carpenter, like the post–Blood Work Clint Eastwood, is a recognizable, no-bullshit American director who scores many of his own... More >>


    published January 28, 2015

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the notoriously racist The Birth of a Nation (1915) — a milestone that is sure to reignite... More >>

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    Hangout Comedy Loitering With Intent Is Never as Strong as Its Cast

    published January 14, 2015

    Adam Rapp's Loitering With Intent — a lackadaisical hangout comedy that tries to be both a winking, self-reflexive look at... More >>


    published January 14, 2015

    The talented Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund has enjoyed a drastic increase in international recognition with his latest movie, the... More >>

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