Set It Up
A solid romantic comedy with sharp dialogue, amusing characters, and a few surprises up its sleeve.
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Three reviews from the Cannes Film Festival, including the latest from "It Follows" director David Robert Mitchell.
Reviews from the Cannes Film Festival of three world premieres, including the latest by Lars von Trier.
After being declared "persona non grata" by the festival in 2011, Lars von Trier returned to Cannes this year with "The House That Jack Built."
A preview of the upcoming summer movie season, starring the 10 films we are most excited to see.
Two dozen of our favorite performances from 2017.
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults talks about making his unconventional tragedy horror, "It Comes at Night."
25 films we can't wait to check out during the summer movie season.
An article about the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards.
An interview with Riley Keough, star of "American Honey," "The Girlfriend Experience," and next week's "The Discovery," premiering on Netflix.
A dispatch on two high-profile Sundance premieres, starring Jason Segel and Jeremy Renner.
The latest on Blu-ray, including "American Honey," "Sully," "Snowden" and "The Magnificent Seven."
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
A look at the themes of David Mackenzie and Andrea Arnold's highly acclaimed films, two European examinations of America today.
An extensive preview of 50 films coming out within the next four months, from "Sully" to "Toni Erdmann."
A TV critic's picks for the best TV of 2015-16.
Three more films from Cannes 2016, including the latest from Park Chan-wook and Andrea Arnold.
A review of the Starz drama "The Girlfriend Experience" with Riley Keough, Kate Lyn Sheil and Paul Sparks.
An interview with director Amy Seimetz about "The Girlfriend Experience."
A review of three competitions films: "Swiss Army Man," "Equity" and "Lovesong"
A look at the latest additions to the now-completed Sundance 2016 lineup.
Marie writes: Holy crap! THE KRAKEN IS REAL!" Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Oceanographer and inventor Edith Widder shares the key insight - and the teamwork - that helped to capture the squid on camera for the first time, in the following clip taken from her recent TED talk." And to read more about the story, visit Researchers have captured the first-ever video footage of a live giant squid at i09.com
Marie writes: As TIFF 2012 enters its last week and the Grand Poobah nurses his shoulder in Chicago (having returned home early for that reason) the Newsletter presents the final installment of Festival trailers. There was a lot to chose from, so many in fact there was no room for theatrical releases; they'll return next week. Meanwhile, enjoy!
Marie writes: Behold a truly inspired idea...Age 8: Eileen's pink creature It started with a simple idea: to make a recognizable comfort toy for her 4 year-old son Dani, based on one of his drawing. His school had asked the children to bring in a toy from home; an emergency measure in the event of a tantrum or crying fit. Fearing he might lose his favorite, Wendy Tsao decided to make Dani a new one. Using a drawing he often made as her guide, she improvised a plush toy snowman. Five years later, Wendy Tsao has her own thriving home-based craft business - Child's Own Studio - in which she transforms the imaginative drawings of children into plush and cloth dolls; each one handcrafted and one-of-a-kind. She receives requests from parents all over the world; there's 500 people on waiting list. Note: kudos to club member Sandy Kahn for submitting the piece.
Marie writes: I recently heard from an ex-coworker named Athena aka the production manager on an animated series I'd painted digital backgrounds for. She sent me some great photos she'd found on various sites. More than few made me smile and thus inspired, I thought I'd share them with club members. I've added captions for fun but if you can come up with something better, feel free to submit your wit by way of posted comment. Note: I don't know who the photographers are; doesn't say. (Click pics to enlarge.)
"I want a peanut for every photo you took of me..."