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Daily | Venice 2016 | Emir Kusturica’s ON THE MILKY ROAD

“So hey,” begins Jessica Kiang at the Playlist, “that film you always wanted, in which Monica Bellucci wrestles a bad CG snake on a minefield …

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Daily | Venice 2016 | Roan Johnson’s FEATHER

‘Feather’ courtesy of the Venice International Film Festival Piuma (Feather) is “an Italian crowd-pleaser about a young Roman couple’s unplanned pregnancy,” writes Raphael Abraham in …

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Daily | Venice 2016 | Massimo D’Anolfi and Martina Parenti’s SPIRA MIRABILIS

“Spira Mirabilis is a feast of visual non-sequiturs and patience-testing sequences in which at one point we’re required literally to watch plaster dry,” writes Raphael …

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Daily | Venice 2016 | DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

“Despite being an enigma to his fans and the wider public, David Lynch has been interviewed often over the years,” begins Ed Gibbs at Little …

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Daily | Venice + Toronto 2016 | Katell Quillévéré’s HEAL THE LIVING

It’s premiered in Venice‘s Horizons program and will screen in Toronto‘s Platform competition. We begin with Variety‘s Guy Lodge: A 17-year-old car crash victim lies …

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Daily | Venice 2016 | Stéphane Brizé’s A WOMAN’S LIFE

“If director Stéphane Brizé, last seen in Cannes with The Measure of a Man, seems an unlikely candidate to film a period-set Guy de Maupassant …

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Daily | Toronto 2016 | Index

The Toronto International Film Festival is, of course, a mix of premieres and the best of the fests so far this year. The titles listed …

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Daily | Venice + Toronto 2016 | Ana Lily Amirpour’s THE BAD BATCH

‘The Bad Batch’ courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival Ana Lily Amirpour‘s The Bad Batch is the “most keenly exhilarating movie I’ve seen at …

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Daily | Telluride + Toronto 2016 | Ben Younger’s BLEED FOR THIS

“Everyone has a boxing film in them,” declares Henry Barnes in the Guardian. “But Miles Teller already did his. An ambitious talent is driven to …

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Daily | Telluride + Toronto 2016 | Aisling Walsh’s MAUDIE

“A tender but mawkishly simple melodrama about a handicapped painter who falls in love with a misogynistic orphan in Depression-era Nova Scotia, Maudie would be …

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