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Moulin Rouge!Broadway Review

"Worth every dollar spent to mount it on Broadway."-Romy

"It looks fabulous but a love story musical does need two lead that have chemistry or no matter how dazzling the show will not work"-Jaragon

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Lulu Wang(The Farewell)
Ritesh Batra(Photograph)
Schmidt & Abrantes(Diamantino)
Wanuri Kahiu(Rafiki)
Jia Zhang-ke(Ash is Purest White)

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Feb 18 2018

Podcast: Black Panther (plus underseen gems)

WithNathanielnow ensconced innew digs,the podcast can resume.Up first a mini-podcast on Ryan Coogler and Marvel'sBlack Pantherblockbuster withNick DavisandKatey Rich.It's paired with a "deleted scene"from the last podcast as Nick, special guestTeo Bugbeeand Nathaniel discuss favorites that were never really in the awards conversation but we hope people will find on streaming including super-hero adjacentProfessor Marston and the Wonder Women.

You can listen to the podcast here at the bottom of the post ordownload from iTunes.Continue the conversations in the comments,won't you?

Black Panther and More

Dec 15 2017

9 Foreign Film Finalists for the Oscar Race

by Nathaniel R

"The Wound"from South Africa might be the biggest surprise on the finalist list.The Academy's foreign film nominating committees have whittled down the 92 contenders to 9.If you've forgotten or never heard the procedure it involves multiple volunteers watching a certain number of entries to be eliglble to vote on them.The top six films advance from those ballots and the executive committee chooses another three which makes the 9 finalists.Then a final committee watches the nine finalists and votes to determine the five nominations.We correctly predicted 7 of the 9 finalist (you can peak herethough we'll be updating that chart to reflect the official standings shortly)

A Fantastic Womandirected by Sebastián Lelio for Chile
In the Fadedirected by Fatih Akin for Germany
On Body and SoulIldikó Enyedi for Hungary
Foxtrotdirected by Samuel Maoz for Israel
The Insultdirected by Ziad Doueiri for Lebanon
Lovelessdirected by Andrey Zvyagintsev for Russia
Félicitédirected by Alain Gomis for Senegal
The Wounddirected by John Trengove for South Africa
The Squaredirected by Ruben Östlund for Sweden MORE AFTER THE JUMP...

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Oct 25 2017

Link Roundup

NYTDan Kois profiles 'the loose screw rattling around inside the Marvel machine,' director Taika Waititi asThor Ragnarokapproaches
Film StageMurtada interviews the director of Senegal's Oscar submissionFélicité
TFE...which you may recall he raved about right here.
VarietyJamie Foxx and Anthony Mackie will star in a Johnny Cochran biopic (Mackie as Cochran) with Taylor Hackford directing
Guardiancan Michael Fassbender survive his string of flops?

Coming SoonThe Seagullstarring The Bening and Saoirse Ronan will be distributed by Sony Pictures Classic next year
ScriptNotesJohn and Craig welcome female screenwriters Daley Haggar and Dara Resnik to discuss the possible Post-Weinstein era in Hollywood
The New YorkerHarvey Weinstein's cameo in a 2005 animated movie for Mattel
My New Plaid Pantsfive photos of rising French actor Rabah Nait Oufella
My New Plaid Pants'do,dump,or marry' on Greg McLean'sJunglewith Daniel Radcliffe
Streamlineon William Wyler's now-underdiscussedWuthering Heights(1939)
Awards DailyStill no Best Picture frontrunner this late in season?(I personally love the more unpredictable years)
Tracking BoardNetflix trailer for a western seriesGodlessstarring Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell and a mysterious town of all women
VarietyBen Mendelsohn eyeing the villain role in Marvel'sCaptain Marvel

Towleroada step-by-step sculpture of Freddie Mercury
MetroJohn Boyega is still being asked questions about whether Poe and Finn are gay for each other inStar Wars
Gr8er DaysThere's a documentary coming about the gay actor who starred inA Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

EWActor Robert Guillaume,best known for his classic "Soap"character Benson (so popular he spun off into an even more popular series "Benson") but whose career hit all three acting mediums has died at 90.
BrowbeatLegendary musician Fats Domino has died

Sep 24 2017

NYFF: Félicité,the Real and the Fanciful


Set in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo - a country which has seen a lot of strife in its recent history -Félicitéis the new film from Alain Gomis,a French director of Guinea-Bissauan and Senegalese descent.It tells the story of its eponymous heroine,a singer trying to put a life together and barely making it work.The first few scenes establishes Félicité's daily grind.She sings nights in a makeshift bar,comes home to tiny place.Her fridge is not working,she needs someone to fix it.Yet money is scarce so she has to make do with a local guy who's obviously not the right person for the job.

Things start taking a turn for the worse when her teenage son is seriously injured in an accident...

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