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Interview: Rúnar Rúnarsson on Echo

In our latest On The Clock exclusive, we talked to Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson about his influences, unique vignette narrative structure, and personal experiences and inspirations on his latest film Echo! Moderated by David Cuevas, this interview is our closing article for this year’s Festival Du Nouveau Cinema coverage. David: I really enjoyed Echo quite […]

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1917 – REVIEW

1917 is the latest film directed by Sam Mendes and it stars George Mackay and Dean-Charles-Chapman. It revolves around two young British privates during the First World War, who are given the impossible mission to deliver a message deep into enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men (and one of the soldier’s brothers) from walking […]

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DOUBLE TAKE – VARDA BY AGNÈS

Varda By Agnès has a unique emotion running underneath it. On surface, it may appear to be a joyful introspection of a celebrated auteur’s career; but there’s a deeper level of emotion bubbling below. The documentary is the final work that Varda directed in her lifetime before her death in March at the age of […]

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QUEEN & SLIM – REVIEW

At this rate, for any invested bystander who is eagerly anticipating Melina Matsoukas’ directorial debut, the comparisons between Bonnie and Clyde are already at for-front of this film’s prime market appeal. Don’t take this the wrong way though. Queen & Slim is a modernist take on a classic story of crime, class struggle, and hope. […]

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A HIDDEN LIFE – CIFF 2019 REVIEW

Those describing A Hidden Life as Terrence Malick’s return to form are being disingenuous. The simple truth is that it’s nothing different or unusual from anything within the director’s past several films post his Palme d’Or winning The Tree of Life. Though it can be said that his latest venture contains a potent mixture of […]

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Little Joe – FNC 2019 Review

For those unaware of the BBC turned Netflix TV Series Black Mirror, the aforementioned television anthology revolves around numerous distinct social political fables, that discusses on modern ideas and concepts in a satirical and playful manner. In recent memory, the show has been almost used as a label, to identity different types of media, based […]

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