Could ‘Mother and Child’ corner the female vote?

Posted by · 4:14 pm · September 16th, 2009

One of the surprises of the TIFF coverage I’ve read so far has been the notably enthusiastic reception for Rodrigo Garcia’s “Mother and Child.” It’s a film I confess hadn’t been on my radar at all until now, despite my high regard for Garcia’s quiet, character-oriented work in film and especially television. “Mother and Child” […]

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LaBute’s ‘Lakeview Terrace’ poster

Posted by · 8:53 am · July 23rd, 2008

Cinematical has an exclusive on the first poster for Neil LaBute’s upcoming “Lakeview Terrace.” We’ve had our eye on this film on the contenders pages for some time. It could go either way as an awards contender, with seemingly attractive roles for Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington. LaBute has been off the […]

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REVIEW: “The Last King of Scotland” (****)

Posted by · 11:26 am · September 2nd, 2006

Every so often a film comes along that is so celebratory of the filmmaking process and fresh in its approach to visually conveying a story that it creatively demolishes anything within earshot. “Metropolis” was an early example, as Fritz Lang opened up the world in front of the camera like no one before.  Arthur Penn’s […]

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