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Kelly Reichardt

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by Sam Thomas-Redfern Film Horizon Line

First Cow | Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt’s latest treads familiar thematic territory, but her minimalist leanings here lend toward something altogether more expansive. First Cow is a film of beginnings and endings (and thusly also of returns). Kelly Reichardt‘s second period film marks the return of the 4:3 aspect ratio, once…

March 26, 2020
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 10 Films of 2016

It’s heartening to realize that in a year of seemingly constant death—one in which the passing of great filmmakers was no exception—the best films here seemed intent on never forgetting those losses, to mine the past and the passed for new inspiration in the present, and in movingly…

December 31, 2016
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 10 Performances of 2016

Our top 25 performances, before whittling it down to the 10 you’ll find below, featured votes for two actors from Manchester by the Sea, two from Toni Erdmann, four from Happy Hour, four from Certain Women, and a hefty five from Moonlight. A twist on a typical year’s voting trends which…

December 30, 2016
by Luke Gorham Film Horizon Line

Certain Women | Kelly Reichardt

A director of compassionate, deeply human portraiture, typically of decent people navigating the currents of their respective worlds, director Kelly Reichardt manages to ratchet up the raw emotion—and without betraying the placidity of her particular aesthetic—in Certain Women, a film that moves through three barely-connected narratives…

October 4, 2016
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