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Great Moments in Horror Actressing: Margot Kidder

"This genre gives actresses some really juicy lines and roles,but denies them the acclaim that comes from more 'serious' roles.Kidder was a gifted actress who was indelible in a few films."-Lady Edith

"She won a Genie for it - because Canadians have great taste!"-Mike in Canada

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Apr 18 2019

Cannes Competition Lineup

by Nathaniel R

This year's poster features Agnes Varda climbing on an assistant for a shot.The lineup for the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival has been unveiled.19 films will compete for the Palme d'Or and 16 films will compete in the secondary lineup Un Certain Regard (we'll get to those in a bit) though those numbers might expand should they add a couple more entries to either program.They usually do that after the official unveiling.Mexico's Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman) and Lebanon's Nadine Labaki (Capernaum) will preside over the Competition and Un Certain Regard juries,respectively.


These films are the ones gunning for the Palme d'Or.There are four female directors in the competition lineup and two black directors both of which are way more than usual at Cannes...

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Sep 26 2016

NYFF: I,Daniel Blake

Here'sJasonreporting from the New York Film Festival on Ken Loach's Palme D'or winning drama

Having come from childhood poverty myself I'm always ready to side-eye a movie that directly tackles the subject - for instance I wasn't a fan ofBeasts of the Southern Wildbecause it felt (I know I was in the wilderness on this one) as if it too romanticized Hushpuppy's home-life.But that's just one pitfall for a subject I'm probably overly picky about - if a film's too preachy,if it turns its subjects into ciphers of suffering for its noble cause,well I don't want to go to that place either.

Ken Loach'sI,Daniel Blakewalks the line.It's very much a Message Movie all capital letters,but as you can tell by its title it does matter to Mr.Loach who these people are...

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May 22 2016

Cannes Winners 2016

Despite what was generally regarded as one of the strongest Cannes lineup in many years,George Miller's jury wasn't having the critical consensus.At all.They didn't remotely follow the "buzz"whilst handing out their honors...

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