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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Toronto International Film Festival 2019 | Dispatch 1: Parasite,The Truth, Portrait of a Lady on Fire

September 7, 2019

Our first dispatch from the 2019 Toronto Film Festival (which runs from Sept. 5 – 15) finds us finally catching up with a lot of titles from this year’s Cannes Film Festival (Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, Celine Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, the Dardennes’ Young Ahmed, and Michael Angelo Covino’s Un Certain Regard title The Climb) in addition to discovering some new titles from big auteurs with the rest of the festival-going audience (Hirokazu Kore-eda’s recent Venice Film Festival opener…

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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 20 Films of 2014

There were times during this especially tumultuous year when it seemed as if the world at large was on the verge of collapsing. A whole commercial jetliner seemingly disappeared without a trace, leading some ostensibly serious news outlets to put forth honest-to-god inquires about…

December 31, 2014
by Carson Lund Film

Two Days, One Night | Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

Many of the interactions in Two Days, One Night occur on opposite sides of doorways, liminal spaces echoing protagonist Sandra’s (Marion Cotillard) temporary suspension between employment and unemployment. In their new film, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne are fond of such uncomplicated visual correlatives for…

December 24, 2014
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