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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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Film Review: ‘Natasha’

Were it not for several compelling distinguishing features, you could suggest that “Natasha,” the sophomore film from award-winning author David Bezmogis, is a familiar tale: A young man experiences a painful coming of age when a more worldly female enters his life. But a pair of rich central performances, an authentic eye for its secon…  Full Article…

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‘Baahubali 2’ Becomes Top Grossing Indian Film of All Time

“Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” has emerged as the all-time Indian box office champion. The film released Apr. 28 in the Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi languages and has grossed $ 131 million worldwide, comfortably passing the $ 123 million achieved by “PK” in 2014. In North America, the film collected $ 13.1 million, according to  Full Article…

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Hugo Villa Appointed Director of Los Cabos Film Festival (EXCLUSIVE)

Hugo Villa, a well-known and respected producer, line-producer and film commissioner, has been appointed director of Mexico’s Los Cabos Intl. Film Festival, one of Latin America’s youngest and fastest-growing festivals. Also well known from his eight years he spent at Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) over 2005 to 2013, where he created the Mexic… Variety

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‘A Date for Mad Mary,’ ‘Moonlight’ Big Winners at IFTA Film Awards

Darren Thornton’s comedy drama “A Date for Mad Mary” was named best film at the Irish Film and Televison Academy’s Film and Drama Awards which took place Saturday night (April 8) in Dublin. Oscar-winner “Moonlight” took home the prize for best international film. “Moonlight” beat out rivals “Manchester by the Sea,” “La La Land… Variety

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‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ Score Feature Film Wins at LMGI Awards

Although “La La Land” didn’t win best picture at the Oscars, Damien Chazelle’s neo-musical did cop one final trophy at the 4th annual Location Managers Guild International Awards on Saturday night, where it took home the prize for outstanding locations in a contemporary film. The honors went to the film’s supervising location manager Robe… Variety

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