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‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’ Review: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Meets ‘The Virgin Suicides in Osgood Perkins’ Icy Debut

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The root of evil in “The Blackcoat’s Daughter” isn’t particularly original or deep, but the movie’s twisty plot and eerie atmosphere makes it deeply unsettling anyway. A chilling package of ...

Memo to Distributors: Buy These SXSW 2017 Movies

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A short, stressful, and utterly spellbinding debut that transforms the immigrant experience into the stuff of an early Polanski psychodrama, “Most Beautiful Island” was a worthy winner of the SXSW ...

Robin O’Hara, Longtime Indie Film Producer, Dies: Friends and Family Remember an Influential Figure

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Fierce, committed and above all, tough — these are the words that collaborators use to describe producer Robin O’Hara, a longtime fixture of the New York independent film scene, who ...

Luca Guadagnino is Done Filming ‘Suspiria’ Remake, Working on Post-Production For Possible 2017 Release

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Well that was fast. Production on Luca Guadagnino’s start-studded remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic “Suspiria” only began in the fall, but the director is already in post-production and could ...

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Memorial Service

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It’s a sad day for fans of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, as the mother-daughter duo are remembered today with a public memorial service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in ...

Bassem Youssef Could Save Us All: Why the ‘Egyptian Jon Stewart’ Deserves an American Show

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A lot of American comedians have struggled to figure out the framework for satire in the age of an oppressive president. Bassem Youssef has been here before. Around five years ...

‘The Underground Railroad’: Barry Jenkins to Write and Direct Limited Series for Amazon

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We’ve known for a while now that Barry Jenkins is working on an adaptation of “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award–winning novel. Now we know who it’s for: ...

Oscilloscope Rounds Out Growing Documentary Slate with ‘Night School’ and ‘Santoalla’

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Oscilloscope Laboratories has rounded out their ever-growing documentary slate with the recent purchase of Andrew Cohn’s “Night School” and Andrew Becker and Daniel Mehrer’s “Santoalla,” and the indie distributor is ...

How a Pregnant Actress Overcame Her Frustrations With the Industry and Directed Her First Feature

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Alice Lowe spent a decade getting ready to direct her first feature, but after taking two short films to Cannes, she started to worry that the clock was running out.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Plays Well at CinemaCon 2017

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Film franchises can be hard to sustain for a fifth installment, but Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” did not disappoint at CinemaCon on Tuesday night.

Netflix’s New Ratings System Is a Terrible Idea

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Whatever future of entertainment may hold, it’s reasonable to assume Netflix will play some role in determining it. The company is at the forefront of defining home viewing habits and ...

How François Ozon Made the Best Remake of the Year By Accident

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Serious movie lovers tend to view remakes at best with caution and at worst with outright derision. That’s understandable: With Disney cranking out live action updates to a number of ...

Which One Has the Upper Hand? (Screen Talk Episode 141)

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It’s no secret that television casts a big shadow these days. Even the biggest cinephiles tend to watch a lot of episodic efforts. But what does that mean for the ...

Which TV Show Is the Most Challenging to Write About?

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Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on ...

Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation

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The following editorial is written by Tim League, co-founder and CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas. Netflix. It seems like every other interview I give asks me about the “threat” ...

What Paul Thomas Anderson Movies Really Have to Say About Finding Purpose in Life

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A high-school dropout living with his alcoholic mother. A volatile World War II veteran struggling to assimilate to his old life. A viscously driven oil man looking to turn his ...

Name the Movie That Changed Your Life and the Locarno Film Festival Might Give You a Prize

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Every serious film buff has one: a movie that completely surprised you and burrowed into your memory banks, forever changing the way you see the world. Now, thanks to the ...

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Director Niki Caro Has a Plan for Fighting Hollywood’s Gender Gap

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Get used to hearing Niki Caro’s name. As the only female director to have not just one, but two studio pictures hitting the big screen over the next two years,