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Top Five from 2018 Middleburg Film Festival

As I did in 2016 and 2017, I just recently attended the Middleburg Film Festival (founded in 2013), in its sixth iteration, from October 18-21. As always, it takes place in a beautiful part of Virginia, about an hour from … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews DISOBEDIENCE

Luminous Weisz fearlessly delves into fetish lovemaking. The general public knows very little about the customs and rituals of Orthodox Jews and are unfamiliar in seeing their closed and isolating featured in films. The head of a North London Orthodox … Continue reading

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TRIBECA 2018, Part 2: The Multi-Varied Multivalent Mediaverse of Today

I was only able to attend the first three days of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), but (with the help of a few screeners sent to me for home viewing) I still managed to watch 10 feature-length films, 1 … Continue reading

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Film Review: “My Cousin Rachel” Mesmerizes and Bores, in Almost Equal Measure

My Cousin Rachel (Roger Michell, 2017) 2½ stars out of 4. As a big fan of writer Daphne du Maurier, I find it odd that I often find gothic screen romances less than compelling, since that is one of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lobster

The Lobster – *** OUT OF 4 Director-Screenwriter Yorgos Lanthmos has created an absurdist masterwork in the tradition of Eugene Ionesco with his first English language film. Lanthmos has an award-winning history at Cannes with his second feature “Dogtooth” capturing the … Continue reading

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