• The Telegraph | 2/20/2018 | Neil Connor,
    China has launched its latest crackdown against a phenomenon which just won't seem to die in rural areas - funeral strippers. The Ministry of Culture said last month that it was targeting...
  • City Journal | 2/20/2018 | Staff
    American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten recently pilloried President Trump’s health plan in the Huffington Post: “GOP Rewards The Rich, Rips Off The Rest Of Us,” she declared.
  • BBC News | 2/20/2018 | Staff
    Police in India have arrested 11 people in northern Jharkhand state for abusing two women after they were accused of practising "witchcraft". The 65-year-old woman and her daughter, 35, were...
  • Variety | 2/24/2018 | Amy Nicholson
    “I’m not saying I’m against women’s rights, I’m just saying there’s no market for their films,” insists vainglorious action star Peter (Chris D’Elia) to his miserable development assistant and...
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  • Variety | 2/16/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    Karim Aïnouz achieves the perfect balance between people and locale in “Central Airport THF,” a rare observational documentary that recognizes the beauty of spatial forms without forgetting the...
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  • Variety | 2/6/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    The setting for Sergei Loznitsa’s newest documentary, delivered with his trademark radical directness, is the Soviet War Memorial in the green lung that is Treptower Park in the southeast quadrant...
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  • Variety | 2/19/2018 | Guy Lodge
    When news surfaced that Lav Diaz’s latest film was a self-billed “rock opera” titled “Season of the Devil,” you’d have been forgiven for thinking the prolific Filipino maximalist had made a drastic...
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  • MakeUseOf | 2/20/2018 | Tim Brookes
    Our verdict of the Apple HomePod: Sounds great – but only if you use Apple Music, an iPhone, and you can stomach the $350 price tag. Apple - Piece - Hardware - Apple - Stuff Oh, Apple.
    458 views tictac399
  • Variety | 2/18/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    The word “fascist” is bandied around a lot in José Padilha’s recreation of the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 139 from Tel Aviv to Paris. Two of the hijackers are German revolutionaries, and...
    470 views applecup
  • Variety | 2/19/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    One year before her tragic death at the age of 43, Romy Schneider posed for photographs and gave an extensive interview to a German journalist while staying at a Breton spa hotel in Quiberon.
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  • Variety | 2/17/2018 | Guy Lodge
    Say what you will about genre-hopping Kazakh export Timur Bekmambetov: His career keeps you guessing, even when his films don’t. Rarely has a director’s filmography threaded two films as improbably...
    284 views urbanagirl3
  • Variety | 7/22/2011 | Guy Lodge
    Inasmuch as there could ever be a good time to premiere a film about the 2011 Utøya massacre, “U – July 22” arrives at a particularly tender, difficult moment. Unspooling at the Berlin Film Festival...
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  • Variety | 2/17/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    There surely won’t be an uglier movie in the Berlin competition this year than “The Real Estate,” nor one so deeply unpleasant on every level. Whether it’s the tediously coarse characters, some of...
    313 views darkkazune
  • Variety | 2/18/2018 | Guy Lodge
    If you don’t believe in God, but praying to him gives you comfort, does it count? If you do believe, but don’t express it, does your faith still protect you? Like Catholic variations on the old...
    404 views urbanagirl3
  • Variety | 2/17/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    It’s a folk tale too odd to begin with “once upon a time,” and far too peculiar to end with “happily ever after.” And yet in this surpassingly strange film in which kratts — enchanted scarecrowish...
    364 views Arceus
  • Variety | 11/29/2017 | Jessica Kiang
    The last days, drinks, and deliriums of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas get yet another airing in Steven Bernstein’s “Dominion,” a rather slipshod addition to Thomas’ screen canon, enlivened, if that’s the...
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  • Variety | 2/8/2018 | Alissa Simon
    Although Georgian women may not be marking a #MeToo moment in quite the same way as their counterparts in the U.S. and Western Europe, recent Georgian features such as Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon...
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  • Variety | 2/16/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    “Don’t think too much!” are the very first words in Raman Hui’s new Chinese-language, live-action/CG hybrid family adventure. And you’ve scarcely had time to wonder if that might be a cynical...
    889 views Kezzerxx
  • Variety | 2/16/2018 | Guy Lodge
    It makes sense that a single novel — in this case, James Hadley Chase’s 1945 potboiler “Eve” — would be adapted by both Joseph Losey and, over half a century later, Benoît Jacquot.
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