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‘Rocky Horror’ Remake Lacks the Magic and Edge of the Original

By casting Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Fox is clearly angling for contemporary relevance, but instead, the result feels uncomfortably dated.

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21 Oct 2016 // 9:02 AM

A Salute to Director Andrzej Wajda at the Rome Film Festival

Afterimage, while not one of the high points of Wajda’s celebrated career, nonetheless provides a fitting capstone.

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27 Sep 2016 // 9:22 AM

Why 2016 Is the Year of the Horror Flick

With Halloween just around the corner, I think 2016’s best-performing bloodcurdlers are still to come.

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The Most Engaging Stories This Summer Came in Indie Films, Not the Blockbusters

From beginning to end the summer was full of fresh, engaging movies, both in the stories filmmakers told and the storytelling with which they told them.

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Films on the Black-White Riff Are at Forefront at Toronto Film Festival

Movies about racial politics and identity will fill the streets of the Canadian city, injecting Hollywood into a cultural debate — and kicking off a period of Oscar movies that could both inform and reveal a continent’s racial attitudes.

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7 Sep 2016 // 10:45 AM

Can ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Redeem Mel Gibson?

With this, his fifth feature film as director, Mel Gibson is the toast of the Lido, after being toast himself, or perilously near it, in Hollywood and environs.

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The Light Between Oceans’ Fassbender and Vikander Seek a Private Romance

Since the days of early Hollywood, actors have been falling for each other on set. And for pretty much just as long, we’ve been obsessed with them.

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A Cult Film Slithers to Life: Screenwriter Looks Back at the ‘Snakes on a Plane’ Phenomenon

Samuel L. Jackson is the coolest guy in the world. Period.

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ZZK Records - ‘The Nu LatAm Sound’ (documentary) (premiere)

We’re pleased to be able to premiere a mini-documentary on the sound of contemporary Latin American music.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

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"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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