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July 25, 2019

#BlockbusterBeat by Matt Lynch Film

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood | Quentin Tarantino

July 25, 2019

Though not wanting for the anticipated grisly violence or digressions into pop pastiche, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood might be Quentin Tarantino’s sweetest, most thoughtful, and most tender film in a couple of decades — at least since Jackie Brown. While Tarantino himself has criticized his third feature as “too much of a 34-year-old man’s attempt to imagine the life of a fortysomething black woman,” this new work finds the director in his mid-50s, and thus has his characters…

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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Japan Cuts 2019 | Dispatch 2

The 2019 edition of New York-based film festival Japan Cuts runs from July 19 to the 28th (find the full schedule of screenings here). We are forever grateful for Japan Cuts for many reasons: there’s that Sion Sono triple feature they programmed back in…

July 25, 2019
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