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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

Ira Sachs makes the kind of movies we love — intimate, small scale, character driven dramas. They aren’t the kind of movies that light up the multiplex, but they are the kind of you’ll think about for far longer than the latest high calorie…

It’s probably best not to try and keep up with the prolific out of Hong Sang-soo, but just prepare yourself for each picture as it arrives. The director’s latest, “Grass,” is set to make its World Premiere at the Berlin Internat…

The best part about a new film by Paul Thomas Anderson — besides the actual movie, which in this case is the terrific “Phantom Thread“— is getting to spend time with the director. Okay, we don’t get to personally hang with Anderson, b…

When is a movie from tastemakers A24 not a movie from A24? When it’s conspicuously absent from their own website. Yep, “The Last Movie Star” isn’t rubbing elbows with Oscar contender “Lady Bird” or festival faves &#8…

Stunt dude turned director Nash Edgerton made his feature debut nearly a decade ago with “The Square.” The thriller kept the screws turning on its characters, and it looks like there will be a similar vibe with his latest, “Gringo,&#8…

“Annihilation” is rolling into cinemas next week, and it’s juggling more than one hot topic of conversation. First, Netflix scooped up the international rights for the film, with Paramount hanging on to the rights in the U.S., Canada …

John Boyega has spent a lot of time lately running around in cumbersome costumes. Of course, he’s rotated through a few guises in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” and in “Pacific Rim Upr…

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, but for those who observe more than just Hallmark holidays, it was also Ash Wednesday. It’s the start of the six weeks of repentance by Christians before Easter. Or, for Universal Pictures and Focus Features, …

After enduring a couple of hiccups before production could officially start, cameras are now rolling on Claire Denis‘ ambitious sci-fi “High Life.” We’re keeping our fingers crossed that placing it on our 100 Most Anticipated Fi…

While the films of Wes Anderson are marked by his impeccable eye for framing and design, but bubbling beneath the surface are a wide variety of influences. From the original stories that emerged during the heyday of 1970s America cinema in pictures by …