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'It's a terribly fine line': the stunt performers risking their lives for Hollywood This summer, two Hollywood stunt performers were killed on set in the first stunt-related fatalities since 2002. How will these tragedies affect the industry?If theres one common denominator among the highest-grossing films of the 21st century, its that m
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 4:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Late-Night Summer Offerings Include 'Firestarter' and 'Crash' Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn and the IFC Center in Greenwich Village are offering films into the wee hours.
New York Times | Aug 18, 2017 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quest review love and hope win out on the US poverty line Jonathan Olshefskis documentary, shot over the eight years of the Obama presidency, sees the Rainey family rise above poverty, drugs and gun violenceSadly, the problems affecting the Raineys, the African American family whose north Philadelphia home accom
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Everything that's wrong with 'everything that's wrong with' YouTube film critiques Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is right to take exception to the hyper-critical video that pulled apart his film. Such pedantry is neither clever nor incisiveThere is nothing wrong with Kong: Skull Island. It will never be remembered as a
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 10:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court orders Telstra and other internet service providers to block piracy sites Telstra, Optus, TPG and Vocus given 15 days to take reasonable steps to disable access to 42 websites that breach copyright laws, such as Pirate BayFilm distributor Village Roadshow has won a legal battle to force internet service providers, including Tel
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 09:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bending the Arc review a moving doc about Partners in Health in Haiti The founders of an NGO helping some of the poorest people in the world survive to treatable diseases are brought face to face with those whose lives they savedDoctors Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim, two US-born Ivy Leaguers, went to Haiti in the early 1980s
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Final Portrait and The Odyssey: this weeks best films in the UK Stanley Tucci directs a witty sketch about the great Swiss artist Giacometti, while Lambert Wilson stars in the definitive biopic of Jacques CousteauWith Tate Moderns Giacometti retrospective soon to close, heres a more intimate encounter with the great S
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Odyssey review Jacques Cousteau biopic looks good underwater but doesn't go deep This handsome, very conventional film tells the story of one of the last great adventurer-superstars but its hard not to pine for The Life AquaticIgnore the title. This conventional, unadventurous biopic ploddingly tells the story of the French ocean expl
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Film by Beijing Students Explores Being Young and Transgender in China The high school students made “Escape,'' a film about a transgender teenager's journey to self-acceptance, to raise awareness about the struggles of transgender people.
New York Times | Aug 18, 2017 06:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dark Night review an oblique approach to dramatising the Aurora massacre Six characters go about their faintly ominous business before a mass shooting in Tim Suttons artful study of ennui and a dislocated societyLess deft in the title department, Tim Suttons enigmatic third feature, after Pavilion and Memphis, takes an equally
The Guardian | Aug 18, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend