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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 20 Films of 2019

January 2, 2020

It’s been a year of confrontation at the movies, as the domestic and international conflicts of the past several years have reached varying degrees of terminus, seemingly (but just as likely not). Battles in the world between tradition and (r)evolution, in all the myriad forms that those themes can take, dominated headlines and cultural discourse, and naturally that theme extended to the cinema. Systemic failures and abstract ideations of morality proved topical narrative fodder for an array of 2019 films,…

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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 20 Films of 2018

Toxic masculinity had a year; scan the top three titles on this list and you’ll find three films about self-involved men belaboring the value of ‘their art’ — made by three self-involved men belaboring the value of their art. That may seem like a…

December 29, 2018
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Let the Sunshine In | Claire Denis

Let the Sunshine In is an exquisite romantic comedy in part because its laughs are sad and its sadness is funny. Claire Denis isn’t a filmmaker to let the complexity of the human emotions she either captures physically, or insinuates psychologically, settle into easy…

October 26, 2018
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