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Staff Selects: NYC

Our editor, Henry, moved to New York City recently so we’re taking a look back at some of the films that best capture the Big Apple. Moonstruck “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!” croons Dean Martin over the opening credits of Moonstruck, one of the quintessential pieces of…

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In Conversation: MCU

Jen: We’re talking about Marvel today. As somebody whose formative years as a critic was when the MCU was at its height of universal acclaim, it’s been interesting to see the trajectory. At least in my circles there are people that either love them or are tired of the samey feel, and while I understand…

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In Conversation: Q&As

Kern: Like I mentioned in our previous In Conversation, I think between the two of us, we’ve been to a fair number of Q&As, so I wanted to really talk about some of the more interesting ones we’ve seen. So many of them are utterly forgettable. For instance the one we saw after The Report…

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In Conversation: 2020

Henry: When this year started off with a trip over to the Netherlands for the Rotterdam Film Festival, getting to go to the BAFTA’s, and getting that accreditation for Cannes, all while finally having found the groove with the site, it seemed like it was about to be the best year for film yet. Then…

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AFI Top 100: Taxi Driver

Each week, this column will cover one film on the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 greatest American films of all time, covering my general thoughts on the film and whether or not I think it belongs on the list. You can also see my personal ranking here. To celebrate Noirvember, I’ll be covering…

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Best Picture #49: Rocky

Each week this column will highlight one winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, progressing chronologically until all winners have been discussed. There will be a brief discussion of the film itself followed by a mention of what we wish won from the nominees in the given year (though in many cases there were…

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In Conversation: John Turturro

Henry: About five months back, in the span of about two weeks, I watched Do the Right Thing, Raging Bull, the Transformers franchise, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and Mr. Deeds, and I had this realization that I guess I’ve had before but never so strongly, that John Turturro is one of the most incredible…

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