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September 2019

by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Film Festival 2019 | Dispatch 1: The Irishman, First Cow, Varda by Agnès

September 30, 2019

Our first dispatch from the 2019 New York Film Festival offers quick takes on a smattering of the festival circuit’s biggest films this year, including: the world premiere of Martin Scorsese’s Netflix-backed, de-aging spectacle, The Irishman; a trio of Cannes Competition entries — The Whistlers, Atlantics, and Oh Mercy!; the late Agnès Varda’s final, introspective documentary, Varda by Agnès; and the latest efforts from two of the most distinctive female filmmakers working, Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow and Angela Schanelec’s I Was Home, But… Check…

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#ObscureObject by Ryo Miyauchi Music

Bat for Lashes | Lost Girls

On Lost Girls, Natasha Khan sounds more free than she has since she completely lay her trust in the arms of another on “Daniel,” the lead single off her 2009 album Two Suns. Interim Bat for Lashes releases have found Khan growing more wary…

September 24, 2019
#BlockbusterBeat by Steven Warner Film

3 From Hell | Rob Zombie

It’s hard to believe that rocker turned horror auteur Rob Zombie would become one of the most divisive filmmakers of the 21st century. His debut feature, 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses, was fetishistic in its re-creation of ’70s-era exploitation flicks, right down his use…

September 23, 2019
#StreamingScene by Daniel Gorman Film

Ana, Mon Amour | Calin Peter Netzer

With Ana, Mon Amour, director Calin Peter Netzer is desperately trying to align himself with the great figures of doomed romantic cinema, from Rivette and Cassavettes to Bergman and Pialat. That’s certainly a bold aspiration, although given that rarified air it is perhaps unsurprising that…

September 16, 2019
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