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Plastic Semiotic | Radu Jude

Capitalizing on the considerable reputation he’s earned himself at the big international film festivals over the last few years, Radu Jude heads into this new decade with a number of movies already in fest circulation and, based on the reception for his latest feature…

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Clairo | Sling

Clairo continues to trod the same thematic territory, but Sling gets an aesthetic upgrade that hints at something more up her sleeve. When the world was first introduced to Clairo, talk most immediately fell to whether or not she was an industry plant, the then 19-year-old…

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#Blue_Whale | Anna Zaytseva

Timur Bekmambetov’s Screenlife films have been a proven source of forward-thinking cinematic fun and big box office returns for a good many years now, with a recent five-picture distribution deal for Universal that suggests a long-term commitment to the technology/filming style from the studio.…

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Luzifer | Peter Brunner

A former student of Michael Haneke’s, now operating under the Ulrich Seidl Filmproduktion banner, Peter Brunner seems primed (and positioned) to be Austria’s next internationally recognized auteur, with a style and tonal proclivity comparable to those of his aforementioned mentor’s. Though his previous film,…

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