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Friday One Sheet: Skinny Teaser for BLACK CHRISTMAS

It is a trick of the eyes that this teaser poster for (another) remake of iconic Slasher picture, Black Christmas, looks longer than your usual 24x36". It is all the BLACK, negative space. While this design is not going to...

Friday One Sheet: WONDER WOMAN 1984

Call it the Guardians Of The Galaxy Effect. When Marvel Studios took the chance on adapting 'the oddballs save the universe to the sounds of a rockin' mix tape', with a big budget and a lot of humour, they went...

Seattle 2019 Preview: Our Final 5 Can't Miss Picks for SIFF

You exhausted yet, PacNW film fans? It's been another great SIFF with so many movies. With most of our picks from week 1, week 2, and week 3 all done, we've got five last picks to get you through this...

Preview: Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2019

Film at Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà present the 19th edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will unfold from June 6-12. These new crop of films reflects diverse issues facing the country, embroiled in social and political...

Friday One Sheet: IN FABRIC Catalogue Quad

With its faded early 1970s colours, and torn pages, the Quad-Style poster for Peter Strickland's In Fabric is on brand. The film itself has vast, deep elements of catalogue page fetishization, layout, and advertisement of a bygone era of British...

Overlook 2019 Preview: We Pick 5 Can't Miss Films

Why, oh why do we make it so hard on ourselves?! As always, the Overlook Film Festival program (which starts today, not coincidentally) is packed wall to wall with great movies. So why pick only 5? Because there are so...

Seattle 2019 Preview: Week 3 at SIFF Sees 5 More Can't Miss Picks

SIFF is really hitting its stride. We've already brought you a total of 10 picks from week 1 and week 2. We've got five more below for the next seven days with one final piece to come next week....

Friday One Sheet: THE NIGHTINGALE

The key art for Jennifer Kent's follow-up to the instant cult-classic (and eventually gay icon) The Babadook, takes a page from Joachim Trier's domestic drama slash supernatural coming of age story, Thelma. I am not sure if there will be...

Notes on Streaming: REVISIONS From Japan, THE DEFECTED From Hong Kong

Plus: Action-comedy 'The Man Who Feels No Pain' arrives from India.

Seattle 2019 Preview: Back with 5 Can't Miss Picks SIFF's Week 2

One week of SIFF is in the books, and while a ton of great movies have already unspooled, there are so many more to come. Here are our picks from last week. And here come 5 more Can't Miss Picks...

Friday One Sheet: A Brief History Of Crying On Movie Posters

It is not overly typical to put characters crying on your movies poster (unless you are Jordan Peele). Or if you are trying to be transgressive, and exceptionally arty, like one of the greatest posters of all time, for Michael...

Seattle 2019 Preview: 5 Can't Miss Picks for Week 1 at SIFF

Hey there, Seattle film fans! The Pacific Northwest's gargantuan festival kicks off this Thursday May 16. Like we did last year, we've got a series of previews on tap for SIFF 2019, 5 at a time, queued up for what's...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Sidebars

The Cannes madness officially kicked off last night but the festival really gets underway today. We've already taken a quick tour of the Official Competition as well as the rest of the Official Selection. Today we'll look at the Sidebars...

70s Rewind: BLUME IN LOVE, George Segal Seeks Peace, Love, Understanding

Also: how a certain sequence in Paul Mazursky's mainstream romance ripples unpleasantly through time.

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Rest of the Official Selection

It's Cannes time! Yesterday we took a look at a few of the films competing in the Official Competition (as well as attempting to explain the sections). While the festival officially kicks off tonight, we will take a quick tour...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Official Competition, Plus, Programs Explained

Pop open the rosé, Cannes is here yet again. The big French festival/excuse for Hollywood to go hang out on the Riviera officially kicks off Tuesday. We've got a series of three previews to take a look at what's...

Notes on Streaming: A HOME WITH A VIEW Embraces Hong Kong, THE WANDERING EARTH Arrives From China

Plus: South Korea's 'Abyss' follows resurrected dead people investigating a serial-killer mystery.

70s Rewind: THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION, Reviving Sherlock Holmes

Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall and Nicol Williamson star in Herbert Ross' adaptation of a cinematic detective tale.

Friday One Sheet: STARFISH

The 'grain' on this third piece of key art for A.T. White's Starfish (the other two are also great) resides somewhere in the space between digital noise, and oil canvas texture. This is apt for a film that bills itself...

Preview: Panorama Europe 2019 at MoMI

Museum of Moving Image (MoMI) hosts the 11th edition of Panorama Europe, showcasing the current crop of the best European films, including both narrative and documentary works. The series presents a portrait of contemporary Europe during a period of tremendous...