Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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Amal Clooney Wears Glamorous Off-the-Shoulder Red Gown to Event With George

On Saturday, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney attended the Artist’s Dinner honoring recipients of the 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors with her husband George Clooney, who was included in the evening’s honorees. The event celebrates performing artists for their contributions to American culture and it was held at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. […]

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Rob Kardashian Is Putting His Health And Fatherhood Ahead Of Dating, Says Source

By Miguel A. Melendez, ETOnline.com. Published: 11 hours ago Rob Kardashian is staying focused on what’s most important to him – being a hands-on father and his overall health. A source tells ET that Rob “would love to find a great woman to date” but, at the moment, “he’s just focused on being a good […]

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David Harbour’s New Holiday Action Flick ‘Violent Night’ Targets $11 Million Opening 

By Melissa Romualdi. Published: 10 hours ago “Violent Night” starring David Harbour is expected to liven up the box office this weekend. The action-comedy, released today, is currently hitting the middle of its $11 million projection after a $4.5M Friday thus far. READ MORE: The Best Holiday Movies To Stream In Canada Right Now The festive […]

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Emancipation

Will Smith brings stern dramatic heft to an enslaved man making a dash for freedom in Antoine Fuqua’s tonally mish-mashed action drama. A macabre B-movie in Oscar bait clothing, Emancipation sees genre hand Antoine Fuqua take a more-than-workable cat-and-mouse chase thriller and plant it within the context of American slavery’s dying days. Will Smith plays […]

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White Noise

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig reunite as a couple grappling with their fear of death in Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel. Noah Baumbach is – at least at first glance – a curious choice to adapt the work of American author Don DeLillo for the screen, as his stylised, complex and idiosyncratic prose […]

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Lynch/Oz

Alexandre O Philippe traces the connection between David Lynch and Victor Fleming’s The Wizard of Oz. The spectre of Victor Fleming’s 1939 The Wizard of Oz, in all its technicolour glory, seems to ceaselessly haunt the collective American psyche. Distilled into a pair of sequined red pumps, this staggeringly permanent cultural touchstone has become “public […]

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Will Smith Calls 2022 Oscars A ‘Horrific Night’ In First Late-Night Interview Since Incident

By Mona Khalifeh‍, ETOnline.com. Published: 5 mins ago Last updated: 2 mins ago Will Smith is getting candid in his first late-night interview since the 2022 Oscars, where he slapped presenter Chris Rock across the face after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith‘s baldness. Appearing on “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” Monday night, Smith promoted his […]

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We must remember this – lessons learned from Casablanca

By reputation, Casablanca is the greatest American romance ever put to celluloid. There may be films more avant-garde or technically accomplished, but no film is so compulsively rewatched or intensely adored. US Senator Elizabeth Warren returns to Casablanca with her husband every New Year’s Eve, and Donald Trump even made a (losing) bid to acquire […]

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