Olympic Dreams is already a film more known for its gimmick than anything else. The first film to be entirely shot within the Olympic village (in this case, the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter ceremony), is a bit claustrophobic in its scope. Leads Nick Kroll and Alexi Pappas (wife of director Jeremy Teacher, who is a former […]


The Harsh Warmth of Beanpole

The first word that comes to mind when Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole opens is ‘sick’. The city is sick with war, saturated greens and yellows appear through the stark white and gray of post-war Stalingrad. This is not the green of life, but a hue of suffering and decay. The white light that filters through the […]

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