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Mandy

All someone need know about Mandy, a new film from director Panos Cosmatos, is that Red (Nicolas Cage), a lumberjack, was living very happily with his artist partner Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) in a...

Private Life

The best comedies are really testing to watch. They set up scenarios so precarious in their stability that you begin a mental countdown until the whole structure tips over. This is exactly how it is...

Faces Places

“Chance has always been my best assistant”, the inimitable Agnès Varda intones towards the beginning of her newest film essay, Faces Places. Varda’s career is a gorgeous synthesis of...

The Rider

Director Chloé Zhao was filming her first feature, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), on the Pine Ridge Sioux reservation in South Dakota when she met Brady Jandreau. He was a promising bronco...

Searching

Searching is the latest in a small series of movies which take place entirely on screens. The visual field through which a viewer navigates is intelligently composed of applications, files, webpages,...

A Summer of Cinema

Although the summer is synonymous with the next round of blockbusters, now itself inextricable from the superhero genre, this is never fully the case. This summer, just like any other, there were...

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman is based on the story of Ron Stallworth, a black police-officer in Colorado, who, in the ’70s, became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan. Stallworth (John David Washington)...