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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)...

EIFF 2018: Loveling

Growing up is the long and upsetting process of abandoning your parents. This abandonment comes in at least two guises: the change of your personality as you become an adult; or the more literal...

EIFF 2018: Cold War

Cold War, Paweł Pawlikowski’s new film, begins in 1949: Wiktor (Tomasz Kot), a musician and composer, and producer Irena (Agata Kulesza) search through the Polish countryside for the sound of...

EIFF 2018: Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 begins in such a way as to make the fourteen year wait for it redundant: the movie kicks off exactly where The Incredibles (2004) finished. Having bested Syndrome and begun to acclimate...