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Variety Launching Animation Is Film Festival With Annecy and GKIDS

Producer and distributor GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Festival, and Variety magazine are partnering to launch Animation Is Film, an annual event in Los Angeles. The first edition will run Oct. 20-22 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood. The inaugural event will showcase 20 programs including feature films in competition, special p… Variety

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Film Review: ‘Letters from Baghdad’

The real jewels of the film are the scores of archival films from the early 1900s through the 1930s, many retaining their original tinting and stencil colors, offering a window into Bell’s world.

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Film Review: Rachel Weisz in ‘My Cousin Rachel’

The words “your reputation precedes you” may as well have been coined with “My Cousin Rachel” in mind: From the title of Daphne du Maurier’s novel, which stirs an air of fevered anticipation around a character that doesn’t actually make her entrance until more than 20 minutes into the story, to the wild rumors swirling…  Full Article…

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Film Critic Defends Star Wars Review 40 Years Later

Star Wars was a huge hit from the day it was released. In addition to making millions of dollars, it also received critical praise from many places. Of course, not every critic is going to agree. … CinemaBlend Latest Content

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Cannes Film Review: ‘Based on a True Story’

It’s hard to talk about Roman Polanski’s “Based on a True Story” without revealing the twist, although it’s much harder trying to imagine anyone actually falling for it. A thin psychological two-hander between two writers, both of them women, this over-obvious metaphor for the creative process — never quite thrilling enough to qualify a… Variety

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Cannes Film Review: ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’

What does it take to fight a pandemic? Knowledge, courage and resilience, certainly, but also rough-and-tumble argument, a range of friendships both consoling and abrasive, a healthy sense of gallows humor and soul-sustaining supplies of loud music and louder sex.

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Film Review: ‘Get Me Roger Stone’

The right-wing campaign consultants who brought negative advertising, mud-slinging, and — let’s call it what it is — lying into the center of the American media ecosphere used to keep themselves out of sight. That was part of their mystique: They plied their trade from the shadows. (It’s part of what gave their lies power —…  Full Article…

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