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Fantastic Fest: First Wave Highlights

Fantastic Fest is here! Come with me on a journey of discovery as we find out which films were announced in the first wave!

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Movies to watch at BIFF 2016

It is film festival season again, and we are ready to cover Bergen International Film Festival in Norway for the third consecutive year. BIFF 2016 marks the festival’s seventeenth anniversary, and as always their program is varied and huge; heavy festival favorites, more obscure foreign films, documentaries about music, nature and politics; and – introduced this […]

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In defence of Nic Pizzolatto and True Detective season 2

This post does not contain any spoilers from the second season, but does talk loosely about the ending of the first one.  The second season of True Detective has come to an end, and since each new episode has been accompanied by legions of critics and hateful commentators, I think it’s important to reflect upon […]

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The Counselor – A bridge between mediums

Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) directed Exodus: Gods and Kings in 2014. It worked as a bookend to a year filled with huge and expensive blockbuster movies, but the biblical epic was received rather poorly by critics and audience members alike. The same can be said about the director’s 2013 movie, The Counselor, as many claimed […]

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