Radwanski previously made Tower, a nervy, perceptive portrait of a maladjusted manchild that is available to stream (and decidedly worth doing so) on YouTube. In his latest, he again demonstrates a knack for abrasive but empathetic character studies of social outsiders, which retain a loose, improvisational air despite sophisticated film-making. Incisively clipped to just 75 minutes, Anne at 13,000 Feet reflects its protagonist’s frayed, restless synapses in its aggressive, avant-garde editing style. Despite a strong showing on the festival circuit last year, it hasn’t been picked up for UK distribution in cinemas. This limited Curzon showcase might be your best chance to catch it. … [Read more...] about Streaming: the best new Canadian films
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However, Gaspar betrays Tyler's trust and informs a rival of Ovi's father, crime lord Amir Asif (Priyanshu Painyuli), of the whereabouts of the boy - with a plan to split the reward money with Tyler. … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Extraction ending explained: How does Chris Hemsworth film end?
We're living through the most misogynistic period I've experienced. Back in the 80s, I imagined that my future daughters, should I have any, would have it far better than I ever did, but between the backlash against feminism and a porn-saturated online culture, I believe things have got significantly worse for girls. Never have I seen women denigrated and dehumanised to the extent they are now. From the leader of the free world's long history of sexual assault accusations and his proud boast of 'grabbing them by the pussy', to the incel ('involuntarily celibate') movement that rages against women who won't give them sex, to the trans activists who declare that TERFs need punching and re-educating, men across the political spectrum seem to agree: women are asking for trouble. Everywhere, women are being told to shut up and sit down, or else. … [Read more...] about Rupert Grint joins his former Harry Potter co-stars in slamming JK Rowling for ‘transphobia’ while actress who played Hermione on stage deletes tweet backing the author
She told the Huffington Post in 2017: 'My mother had fourth stage lymphoma... I had so much happening personally that deep down, I never considered reprising my role and deep in my soul, I knew this was the right choice for me.' … [Read more...] about Back to the Future star Claudia Wells, 53, enjoys lunch in Los Angeles… as the sci-fi classic celebrates its 35th anniversary
The ensuing scramble saw one photographer break his arm, and another his leg. Simone was asked to leave the festival and her career was left in tatters. A more romantic encounter in the same year would add lashing of glamour to Cannes when the US actress Grace Kelly was introduced to her future husband, Prince Rainier of Monaco at the festival. … [Read more...] about Cannes at 70: From Hugh Hefner’s parties to Rita Hayworth in a carpet – the film festival where anything goes