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How does “BoJack Horseman” balance humor with sadness?

Quick Answer: When BoJack Horseman first premiered on Netflix two years ago, it seemed like it would be just another raunchy adult cartoon. Instead, it’s a strikingly honest depiction of…

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How Much of “Molly’s Game” was Based on a True Story? Molly Bloom Speaks at Mogul X Conference

Last weekend we were lucky enough to attend the Mogul X Conference, where we heard Molly Bloom give a talk entitled “Changing the Game.” Bloom’s name may sound familiar to film fans because…

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Staff Pick: If You Like Social Realism and Films With a Strong Message…

If you like social realist films that look honestly at our society, we recommend you check out I, Daniel Blake (2016). It’s directed by Ken Loach, whose films are known for their harsh realism…

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Staff Pick: If you like Period Pieces, Raunchy Comedy and Innovative Style…

If you like outrageous comedies, we recommend you check out Tom Jones (1963)—it’s a delightfully playful, mischievous, bawdy and inventive movie from 1963. It’s based on the 18th century…

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Staff Pick: If You Like Colorful, Romantic Musicals Like La La Land…

In our La La Land video we touch on the many, many movies that influenced Damien Chazelle’s film. And now we want to shine a spotlight on two of the Jacques Demy musicals that inspired…

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Staff Pick: If You Like Great Music Documentaries or Paris, Texas…

If you love music documentaries, we recommend you check out Buena Vista Social Club (1999). It’s directed by Wim Wenders, one of the all-time greats who’s best known for Paris, Texas and Wings…

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Movie Recommendation: If You Like Psychological Thrillers and Psychopath Movies…

If you like going into the minds of people who commit bizarre crimes, you need to check out The Silence of the Lambs (1991) —it’s the crown jewel of psychopath movies. The film introduces us to…

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Greta Gerwig Discusses her Directorial Debut “Lady Bird” at the 55th New York Film Festival

Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird (2017) – a mother-daughter story that she has called a “love letter to Sacramento” – was featured in the Main Slate at the 55th New York Film…

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Luca Guadagnino Discusses “Call Me By Your Name” at the 55th New York Film Festival

Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name (2017) was showcased in the Main Slate of the 55th New York Film Festival (NYFF) at Lincoln Center. Based on André Aciman’s 2007 novel…

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Cinematic Spider-Men: Who’s The Best Wallcrawler?

Over the last 15 years, three live-action Spider-Men have swung across the big-screen. Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland each had unique takes on Spider-Man and his alter-ego, Peter…

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Tribeca 2017: Writer-Director Brian Shoaf Discusses his Debut Feature “Aardvark”

Writer-director Brian Shoaf’s debut feature Aardvark (2017) follows Josh (Zachary Quinto), an introvert who seeks a therapist’s help after experiencing hallucinations involving his estranged…

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Tribeca 2017: Artist & Filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt Discusses his Installation-Turned-Film “Manifesto”

German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto (2017) – which debuted as a multi-screen film installation at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in 2015 ­– explores a…

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