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Toronto 2017 Review: UNICORN STORE, A Clever, Oddball Delight

Is there such a thing as the 'woman-girl' film? The female equivalent to the man-boy film (which describes far, far too many films) about someone who allegedly refuses to 'grow up', or be the kind of adult that their families...

TTTT: An American Film Geek's Bottom 10 for 2012

Many a film critic, including at times even the most positive and altruistic of us, take a certain mean delight in unleashing our master lists of the year's biggest stinkers. The temptation to avenge what may be an assault on...

Review: What Lola Wants, Lola Does Not Get in LOLA VERSUS

Take everything that's clichéd, dull and wrong-headed about American independent film, over boil it in a pot of tepid tap water, and you've got a pretty good bead on Lola Versus. But this food/film analogy wouldn't be complete without one...

THE FUTURE Review

In 1992, Leonard Cohen saw The Future, and it was murder. Today, almost twenty years later, we can partake in Miranda July's vision of The Future, and see that while Cohen certainly wasn't wrong, the days to come aren't just...

MIFF11 - THE FUTURE Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial below is a review for just one of many diverse films screening. Two disenfranchised people in their mid 30's decide to adopt a sick...

THE FUTURE Review

A couple of weeks ago, I was having brunch with my wife at this German place we know. Some waitstaff's ipod mix was playing through the speakers and a familiar song caught our attention. It was 'Where the Streets Have...

SFF 2011 Day 5 - Trailer of the Day is THE FUTURE

Today's pick for the Sydney Film Festival Trailer of the Day is Miranda July's quirky THE FUTURE. Here's what the SFF Program says about the film: Captivating filmmaker, performer and video artist Miranda July embraces the beauty and absurdity...

Save the Cat in the Official Trailer for Miranda July's THE FUTURE

The official trailer has launched at Apple for Miranda July's adult angst indie The Future. The film, which co-stars Hamish Linklater alongside Ms. July, was a hit at Sundance where Roadside Attractions picked it up. While it's not Winter's Bone...

SXSW 2011: THE FUTURE Review

[With Miranda July's The Future now playing at SXSW we revisit Shelagh Rowan-Legg's previous review.]Miranda July has a fascination for strangers, and how the comforts of the ordinary life perhaps become so comfortable that our reaction is to break out...

Indie Comedy Auteur Miranda July Has An Eye On THE FUTURE

Writer-director-star Miranda July made a big impression with her 2005 debut Me And You And Everyone We Know, one of the more awkward romantic comedies of recent years, and now the auteur of clumsy relationships ends her lengthy hiatus with...