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InRO Monthly — November 2023

December 1, 2023

In This Issue:

FEATURES:

IT‘S BACK: ADAPTATIONS OF STEPHEN KING’S HORROR EPIC by Mike Thorn

FILM FESTIVAL COVERAGE:

AFI FEST 2023, coverage by Andrew Dignan: American Fiction (Cord Jefferson)   //   Green Border (Agnieszka Holland)   //   The Bikeriders (Jeff Nichols)   //   Io Capitano (Matteo Garrone) 

DOC NYC 2023: They Shot the Piano Player (Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal) by Nick Kouhi   //   Grasshopper Republic (Daniel McCabe) by Daniel Gorman   //   Zinzindurrunkarratz (Oskar Alegria) by Morris Yang   //   Songs of Earth (Margreth Olin) by Travis DeShong   //   The Walk (Tamara Kotevska) by Dhruv Goyal   //   Time Bomb Y2K (Marley McDonald & Brian Becker) by Daniel Gorman   //   Uncropped (D.W. Young) by Travis DeShong   //   Ashima (Kenji Tsukamoto) by Emily DuGranrut    //   The Spectre of Boko Haram (Cyrielle Raingou) by Dhruv Goyal

LIGHT MATTER FILM FESTIVAL 2023: Like Describing a Koan: Selections from the Light Matter Film Festival by Michael Sicinski   //   Selections from Program 4 by Jesse Catherine Webber   //   Selections from Program 6 by Daniel Gorman

FILM FEST KNOX 2023, selected coverage by Alex Fields

TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2023, coverage by Joshua PolanskiHow to Have Sex (Molly Manning Walker)   //   Consent (Vanessa Filho)   //   The Peasants (DK Welchman & Hugh Welchman)   //   Dark Paradise (Triin Ruumet)

 

KICKING THE CANON

Tokyo Story (Yasujirō Ozu) by Fred Barrett   //  High and Low (Akira Kurosawa) by Fred Barrett

FILM REVIEWS:

Release Date: October 30 – November 5

Fingernails (Christos Nikos) by Andrew Dignan   //   What Happens Later (Meg Ryan) by Steven Warner   //   Under the Light (Zhang Yimou) by Noel Oakshot

Release Date: November 6 – November 12

The Marvels (Nia DaCosta) by Travis DeShong   //   Youth (Spring) (Wang Bing) by Noel Oakshot   //   The Killer (David Fincher) by Lawrence Garcia   //   The Curse (Nathan Fielder & Benny Safdie) by Esmé Holden   //   Perfect Days (Wim Wenders) by Ryan Swen   //   Orlando, My Political Biography (Paul B. Preciado) by Jesse Catherine Webber   //   Albert Brooks: Defending My Life (Rob Reiner) by Esmé Holden   //   Last Suspect (Zhang Mo) by Noel Oakshot   //   Beacon 23 (Zak Penn) by Shar Tan   //   It’s a Wonderful Knife (Tyler MacIntyre) by Steven Warner   //   The Gravity (Cédric Ido) by Daniel Gorman   //   A Light Never Goes Out (Anastasia Tsang) by Sean Gilman

Release Date: November 13 – November 19

May December (Todd Haynes) by Andrew Dignan   //   Thanksgiving (Eli Roth) by Mike Thorn   //   Fallen Leaves (Aki Kaurismäki) by Travis DeShong   //   Next Goal Wins (Taika Waititi) by Andrew Dignan   //   Best. Christmas. Ever! (Mary Lambert) by Ayeen Forootan   //   The Disappearance of Shere Hite (Nicole Newham) by Morris Yang   //   Ever Deadly (Chelsea McMillan & Tanya Tagaq) by Luke Gorham   //   The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Francis Lawrence) by Luke Gorham

Release Date: November 20 – November 26

Napoleon (Ridley Scott) by Matt Lynch   //   Dream Scenario (Krisoffer Borgli) by Andrew Dignan   //   Maestro (Bradley Cooper) by M. G. Mailloux   //   Menus-Plaisirs: Les Troisgros (Frederick Wiseman) by Zach Lewis   //   Saltburn (Emerald Fennell) by Andrew Dignan   //   Monster (Hirokazu Koreeda) by Lawrence Garcia   //   Smoke Sauna Sisterhood (Anna Hints) by Dhruv Goyal   //   Deep Sea (Tian Xiaopeng) by Zachary Goldkind   //   A Still Small Voice (Luke Lorentzen) by Dhruv Goyal   //   Against the Tide (Sarvnik Kaur) by Daniel Gorman   //   They Shot the Piano Player (Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal) by Nick Kouhi

 

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