Cannes 2017: Radicalism and Other Crankiness in 'Redoubtable' & 'The Meyerowitz Stories'

Cannes 2017: Radicalism and Other Crankiness in 'Redoubtable' & 'The Meyerowitz Stories'

By Elena Razlogova

In these films, Noah Baumbach's understanding of New York City's intellectual scene exceeds Michel Hazanavicius' grasp on film history. 26 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

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"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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