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Berlin Film Festival 2020 | Dispatch 4: Malmkrog, Days, Time to Hunt

March 6, 2020

Our fourth (and tentatively final) dispatch from the 2020 Berlinale catches up with a pair of the festival’s biggest premieres (Cristi Puiu’s Malmkrog and Tsai Ming-ling’s Days) as well as a couple docs (The House of Love and Little Girl); it offers thoughts on decade-later sophomore effort from Yoon Sung-hyun (Time to Hunt); and it has our take on the festival’s Best Debut Feature-winning Los Conductos. Because we at InRO are notoriously fickle, there is a slim chance we may…

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The Hole | Tsai Ming-liang

In his essential Jerry Lewis essay “The Jerriad: A Clown Painting,” film critic B. Kite discusses the lineage of classic clowns like Chaplin, Keaton, and Laurel and Hardy, saying: “The great comedians are metaphysicians. Through their relations with space and interactions with the material…

February 27, 2020
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New York Film Festival 2018 – Dispatch 2

For our final dispatch from the 2018 New York Film Festival, we take a look at each of the features from the fest’s avant garde-themed Projections program (our previous dispatch featured our takes on some of the titles from NYFF’s Main Slate). Included in this year’s impressive line-up:…

October 22, 2018
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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
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