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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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Best of 2020- Henry

Most years, my top ten list would just be a list of the ten films I enjoyed the most or was thinking about when writing and I would hope a few people get something out of it, but in a weird year like this one, I figured I would take the opportunity to highlight a…

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The Best of the 2010s – Kern

10. The Tribe The Tribe remains one of the toughest viewing experiences I’ve ever endured. The Ukrainian drama follows a new arrival at a boarding school for deaf teenagers and his induction into a bleak world of crime. Though it unfolds entirely without dialogue and offers no subtitles to translate the sign language used, The…

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The Report

Investigative journalism films directly appeal to me, mostly because I love movies about everyday people being good at what they do for a living – the first horse training sequence in The Rider brought me to tears, for instance. I was excited for The Report, because it bears most of the genre’s conventions, but also…

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Burning Cane

I heard about this film likely in the same way that most everyone has: through Selma filmmaker Ava DuVernay, who has been singing this film’s praises from her Twitter account for weeks, for her followers and those adjacent to discover. As I learned, Burning Cane was written, directed and edited by Phillip Youmans, who was…

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