The Western and Melancholy: On Arturo Ripstein's 'Time to Die'

The Western and Melancholy: On Arturo Ripstein's 'Time to Die'

By Chadwick Jenkins

19 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

Time to Die suggests that love and values are the existential gambits of the melancholic attempt to reconcile oneself with the irreconcilable indifference of the world. ...

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Lose Yourself: Dir. Benjamin Barfoot and Writer Danny Morgan on Comedy-Horror Flick, 'Double Date'

By Paul Risker

14 Sep 2017 // 2:00 AM

"...[My] theory is people do their best stuff when they lose themselves. So I hold on really tight and then let go because that’s when an interesting chemistry starts to happen."...

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Kathryn Bigelow Sheds Fresh Light on the Tragedy of 'Detroit'>

Bigelow infuses that summer night in Detroit with the urgent viscerality of her overseas war films and the racial boldness of early-era Spike Lee....

Kathryn Bigelow Confronts Horrific Chapter of US history in Searing 'Detroit'>

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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