A Look Into the World of Makoto Shinkai

Whether if it’s culture clash, genre intrigue, or strictly coordinated production management, Anime for better for worse has translated rapidly onto an international scale in the past decade. While films produced by Studio Ghibli have been premiering since the early festival days of the 1990’s, the television and theatrical movement of more globally distributed content […]

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RICHARD JEWELL – REVIEW

Clint Eastwood, the king of boomer entertainment is back at it again with second servings, after his magnificently obscure and strangely endearing The Mule. With his latest film Richard Jewell, Eastwood returns to his non-fiction routes, and plays with the real-life story of American security guard Richard Jewell, a man who was put under suspicion […]

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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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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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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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