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May 2017

by Drew Hunt Film Horizon Line

Hermia and Helena | Matías Piñeiro

An auteurist invention of the highest order, Matías Piñeiro’s ongoing “Shakespeare series” is the ideal platform to showcase the Argentinean director’s enticing and increasingly unique style. His previous features (Rosalinda, Viola, and The Princess of France—inspired by As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and…

May 26, 2017
Before We Vanish by Sean Gilman Film

This Is Not What I Expected | Derek Hui

Recalling the softer screwballs of the 1930s—or, more specifically, modern imitations of those classics—This Is Not What I Expected is essentially You’ve Got Mail—except with the two leads communicating not via email, but through food. Takeshi Kaneshiro plays fastidious foodie Lu Jin, a buyer and seller…

May 5, 2017
by Simon Abrams by Steve Carlson Podcasts

Bad Idea Podcast | Episode 31

#31: Too Dumb for Roman Numerals: The Sleazetacular ’80s of Charles Bronson & J. Lee Thompson Download episode here. Episode Description: The Reagan ’80s did funny things to people. Charles Bronson and J. Lee Thompson, the subjects of this month’s Bad Idea Podcast, were not exempt. The…

May 2, 2017
In Review | Online film and music criticism