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In a surprise to no one, Mexico announced it was submitting Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” as the nation’s submission for the Foreign Language Film Oscar. This was a foregone conclusion months ago and was even more of a lock after the …

Remember last fall? Netflix was promoting their upcoming major blockbuster film “Bright.” At the time, people viewed Netflix films as either big-budget disasters, small (but quality) indie films, or Adam Sandler “comedies.” Needless to say, the stigma …

With the Toronto International Film Festival and Venice Film Festival releasing their lineups, we are finally getting to see how the fall is going to go for film fans. As expected, these festivals are chock full of awards contenders, and surprisingly, …

It’s been almost a week since the 71st Festival de Cannes came to a close and the festival bubble is starting to dissipate. That means the realization of what we assumed before it all began comes into clearer focus: the 2019 Oscar season really i…

CANNES – At the end of a relatively quiet Cannes Film Festival, competition jury president  Cate Blanchett admitted her disappointment with the lack of female driven narratives.  But that shouldn’t take away from the fact diverse voices too…

Coming into this year’s Cannes Film Festival, we were excited to see Ali Abbasi’s latest film, “Border.” Described simply as a modern take on Nordic folklore, as told through the lens of border security, the film follows a border agent with an uncanny …

From its very first moments, the beautifully controlled and artful “Girl,” the feature debut of young Belgian director Lukas Dhont, grips and takes hold. This deeply emphatic portrayal of a trans teen has an expressive camera that observes …