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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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Wanuri Kahiu(Rafiki)
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Apr 21 2019

Cannes 2019 Un Certain Regard Lineup

We already dove into theCannes Competition Lineupso it's time to look at the other most famous program,Un Certain Regard,which tends to be where a lot of the edgier titles from younger directors go.Some years people actually think this program beats the main competition for quality (since the main competition generally defaults to the "masters,"regardless of whether or not they happen to be having a strong year).


Fernanda Montenegro in "Invisible Life"

Here is a bit about all that titles in Un Certain Regard.These films won't get quite as much buzz in May UNLESS they break out and the familiar refrain begins "Why wasn'tthisin the main competition?"You know how Cannes critics do...

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Feb 25 2011

Review: Heartbeats

"The only truth is love beyond reason"goes the quote from French poet Alfred de Musset that opens Xavier Dolan's moody dreamy French Canadian filmHeartbeats.That sounds beautiful in theory,sure,but living it is messier.Immediately the film cuts to a funny frank series of talking head interviews from people who have been unlucky in love.One woman compares herself to Glenn Close inFatal Attractionand describes panicking at her computer,waiting for emails that never come.

If somebody died every time I hit refresh,there'd be nobody left alive.

Poetic idealized notions of love clashing with humiliating darkly comic reality?It's a pretty apt way to introduce and describe this arguably slight but beautiful film...

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Heartbeatsis currently available in select theaters from IFC and On Demand.I'll have an interview with one of the actors shortly after Oscar weekend wraps up.2011 Index of Movies.This will undoubtedly pick up soon.