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SXSW Film Review: ‘Mr. Roosevelt’

“Mr. Roosevelt” is the debut film by writer-director Noël Wells, a Texas native who decamped for Los Angeles to become a comic. It also features Wells in the lead role, as a Texas native who decamped for Los Angeles to become a comic, only to make an abrupt return to attend a cat funeral at…  Full Article…

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Berlin Film Review: ‘Ghost Hunting’

Andoni has his “actors” abuse each other while he watches on the side, thereby exchanging the charge of narcissism that accompanied his previous doc with that of sadism.

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Berlin Film Review: ‘The Young Karl Marx’

As a director, Raoul Peck is a passionate and protean talent. He has been making films for close to 30 years, and he’s right in the middle of his most seismic moment with “I Am Not Your Negro,” his searching meditation on James Baldwin, which has struck a deeper, wider chord than anyone might have…  Full Article…

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Goteborg: ‘An Education’s’ Lone Scherfig on ‘Their Finest,’ the U.K. Film Industry, Entering Other Worlds

GOTEBORG, Sweden — “Lone Scherfig is one of the very best Nordic filmmakers of her generation. Skillfully, with curiosity, she has experimented with different aesthetic expressions, but it is always with wit and sharpness she portrays the complexity, passion and darkness in people’s lives,” said Goteborg Fest artistic director Jonas… Variety

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Rotterdam Film Review: ‘This Is Our Land’

The film is a shoo-in for Stateside distribution, since Lucas Belvaux’s theme is the cinematic equivalent of all those articles trying to understand the disgruntled white voters who supported Trump.

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