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20 Jun 2016 // 10:00 AM

Director Opens Up About His Obsessions in Documentary ‘De Palma’

The weirdly touching documentary De Palma is catnip for cinephiles, at least those who haven’t written off its subject, filmmaker and eternal provocateur Brian De Palma.

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‘I, Daniel Blake’ Wins the Palme d’Or, If Not Popular Favor

The Palme d’Or on Sunday went to British filmmaker Ken Loach for I, Daniel Blake, the on-the-nose narrative of working-class folks getting the runaround from an unfeeling government welfare bureaucracy.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

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"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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