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Vivarium movie review: Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg are trapped in an endless suburban nightmare
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Vivarium movie review: Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg are trapped in an endless suburban nightmare

Lorcan Finnegan’s Vivarium sees Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg go real estate shopping and end up in a Kafkaesque nightmare

The Climb movie review: Michael Angelo Covino's debut feature is a funny yet insightful take on toxic friendships
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The Climb movie review: Michael Angelo Covino's debut feature is a funny yet insightful take on toxic friendships

The Climb may be a buddy comedy with indie sensibilities, no doubt a welcome respite to the genre that needed a shakeup.

Xavier Dolan's Matthias & Maxime deftly explores a sexual identity crisis between two male friends
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Xavier Dolan's Matthias & Maxime deftly explores a sexual identity crisis between two male friends

Melancholic and pensive, Matthias & Maxime plays out as an ode to a quarter-life sexual identity crisis between two grown men.

Parasite movie review: Bong Joon-ho delivers a biting satirical thriller about class warfare and social inequality
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Parasite movie review: Bong Joon-ho delivers a biting satirical thriller about class warfare and social inequality

Despite the cultural and language barriers, Parasite is an unforgettable cinematic experience as it speaks to universal ideas, themes and emotions.

Pain and Glory movie review: Pedro Almodovar digs deep into his past in an intimate self-portrait
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Pain and Glory movie review: Pedro Almodovar digs deep into his past in an intimate self-portrait

Pedro Almodovar's Pain and Glory is a painfully honest portrait of an artist in a personal and professional crisis.

How a viewer benefits from knowing the plot of a film, through the lens of two titles at MAMI 2019
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How a viewer benefits from knowing the plot of a film, through the lens of two titles at MAMI 2019

Does it matter Oliver Laxe's Spanish film Fire Will Come gives us a mere hint of plot, whereas Konkani drama Kaajro (Bitter Tree) gives the entire plot away?

Parasite trailer: Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winner promises a grim social thriller revolving around Korean economy
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Parasite trailer: Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winner promises a grim social thriller revolving around Korean economy

Directed by Bong Joon-ho, Parasite won the Palme d'Or honour at Cannes Film Festival 2019.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood movie review: Quentin Tarantino film buoyed by Leo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt's performances
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood movie review: Quentin Tarantino film buoyed by Leo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt's performances

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a celebration of the kind of films that first inspired Quentin Tarantino himself as a child.

Share movie review: HBO-A24 drama offers a chilling portrait of sexual assault in the smartphone age
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Share movie review: HBO-A24 drama offers a chilling portrait of sexual assault in the smartphone age

Pippa Bianco's Share had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was also screened at Cannes earlier this year.

The Lighthouse trailer: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe face off in Robert Eggers’ nautical nightmare
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The Lighthouse trailer: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe face off in Robert Eggers’ nautical nightmare

A24 dropped the first trailer for The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as late 19th-century lighthouse keepers.

Once Upon A Time in Hollywood to hit theatres in India on 15 August after Saaho gets new release date
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Once Upon A Time in Hollywood to hit theatres in India on 15 August after Saaho gets new release date

Following Saaho's shift in release date from 15 August to 30 August, the makers of Once Upon A Time in Hollywood have decided to release the film on 15 August instead of 9 August

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood new trailer offers more glimpses of Tarantino's homage to 1969 Hollywood
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood new trailer offers more glimpses of Tarantino's homage to 1969 Hollywood

Set in 1969 Los Angeles, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood follows Rick Dalton as he finds it increasingly difficult to adjust to the evolving cinescape at the turn of the decade

It Must Be Heaven review: Elia Suleiman travels from Nazareth to Paris to New York in search of a new home
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It Must Be Heaven review: Elia Suleiman travels from Nazareth to Paris to New York in search of a new home

It Must Be Heaven, which saw Elia Suleiman return to Cannes after 10 years, showed yet again why he has often been considered a spiritual descendant of Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd and Tati.

Lux Aeterna review: Gaspar Noe’s seizure-inducing essay on acting, suffering for art and #MeToo
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Lux Aeterna review: Gaspar Noe’s seizure-inducing essay on acting, suffering for art and #MeToo

Lux Æterna premiered out of competition in the Midnight Screening section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Hina Khan on response to Jitesh Pillai's snide remark at her Cannes appearance: Proves there is still unity in industry
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Hina Khan on response to Jitesh Pillai's snide remark at her Cannes appearance: Proves there is still unity in industry

Hina Khan talks about her maiden appearance at Cannes Film Festival, why she did not react initially to Jitesh Pillai's remark, and meeting Priyanka Chopra.

The Lighthouse review: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe are caught between the devil and the deep sea
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The Lighthouse review: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe are caught between the devil and the deep sea

The Witch director Robert Eggers' second film, The Lighthouse, was unquestionably one of the hot-ticket events at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

As Bong Joon-ho's Parasite wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 2019, here are ten essential films of New Korean Cinema
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As Bong Joon-ho's Parasite wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 2019, here are ten essential films of New Korean Cinema

Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or win, for his film Parasite, at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival is significant in more ways than one.

Rocketman movie review: Elton John biopic captures the musician's troubled life — tantrums, tiaras and all
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Rocketman movie review: Elton John biopic captures the musician's troubled life — tantrums, tiaras and all

The Elton John biopic Rocketman is a moving portrait of a man looking for love in all the wrong places amid the maelstrom of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.

With the end of Cannes 2019, here’s looking back at Palme d’Or winners over the years
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With the end of Cannes 2019, here’s looking back at Palme d’Or winners over the years

Now that Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite has won the Palme d’Or, let’s look back down the years and see if we can settle on the one Palme d’Or winner to beat all others.

Cannes 2019: Italian director Marco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a gratuitously lengthy biopic of Tommaso Buscetta
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Cannes 2019: Italian director Marco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a gratuitously lengthy biopic of Tommaso Buscetta

Italian director Marco Bellocchio’s (Fists in the pocket, Blood of My Blood) The Traitor is a modishly shot, sweeping yet gratuitously lengthy biopic of Tommaso Buscetta