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A Triple Threat: Triple Threat… and Two Other Movies

July 14, 2019

To refer to action films as ‘violent ballet’ is to flirt with cliché — but there’s a kernel of truth there. Not for nothing is John Woo a fan of classical Hollywood musicals; John McTiernan has spoken frequently of his desire to make his editing rhythms more “musical”; and Jackie Chan and his ilk are trained performers, like dancers, not actually martial artists.…

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Knife + Heart | Yann Gonzalez

Knife + Heart  was probably the oddest entry in Cannes’s main competition slate last year — a trendy, queer, pop cinema throwback that stood-out in a sea of stodginess from the usual festival circuit faves. Director Yann Gonzalez previously caught the attention of world cinema’s…

June 22, 2019
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Belmonte | Federico Veiroj

There are many portraits of human crisis in the annals of cinema. Many take the form of a series of events being heaped upon the main character until the cathartic moment when they either survive their ordeal, or they don’t. But Uruguayan filmmaker Federico…

June 21, 2019
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Loqueesha | Jeremy Saville

“You know, I grew up around black people my whole life. I mean, if the truth be told, I probably know n***** better than you. And don’t go getting offended by my use of the quote-unquote N-word. I have a black wife and two…

June 13, 2019
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The Wandering Earth | Frant Gwo

It’s fascinating to watch a movie come out and gross hundreds of millions of dollars, while also barely making a blip on the American pop culture radar. Obviously, other countries have been producing their own films for as long as the medium has existed,…

May 31, 2019
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