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  • Jean Cocteau was often characterized as a Surrealist, and Beauty and the Beast, his most fanciful picture, is still often thought of as a Surrealist film. But Cocteau was quick to distance himself from the movement. It isn't hard to see...

  • 2 months ago | Film Features

    As the industry prepares for its annual spasm of awards and accolades, it seems an apt time to look ahead. Here are 10 films you won't want to miss in 2016. 1. The Invitation Karyn Kusama's The Invitation has found an ingenious setting for a psych...

  • The three-part, 381-minute Portuguese epic by Miguel Gomes arrives at last this month courtesy of Kino Lorber, which has taken the three-volume structure to its logical extreme and released each as a standalone film. However you enjoy its nearly...

  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    If you've kept abreast of international cinema this year you'll have no doubt heard much about Arabian Nights: The three-part, 381-minute Portuguese epic by Miguel Gomes has been the toast of the festival circuit since its premiere at Directors' F...

  • Anita (Eline Powell), the hero of Roberto Faenza's new Holocaust film, is a Hungarian Jew and, as the picture opens, survivor of a recently liberated Auschwitz, where she had been interned since childhood through the war. We're introduced to...

  • The city of Palermo has long suffered under the rule of a criminal empire: the Sicilian Mafia, better known as the Cosa Nostra. Anti-mob group Addiopizzo reported in 2008 that the Mafia extorts more than $200 million annually from local...

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