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The slave-movie phenomenon that has gripped Hollywood of late has led many to develop slave-movie fatigue. Cable-news flakey Roland Martin's ... (Burton is a co-executive producer on the new show.) Only after intervention by Fiddler (Forest ... The ...
The slave-movie phenomenon that has gripped Hollywood of late has led many to develop slave-movie fatigue. Cable-news flakey Roland Martin's comical ... (Burton is a co-executive producer on the new show.) Only after intervention by Fiddler (Forest ...

Met een onooglijk zelfgebouwd vliegtuigje dringt filmmaker Hubert Sauper binnen in Zuid-Soedan. Een redelijk onbekend land dat er uitziet als een mix van 'Out of Africa' en een Tarzan film. De decennialange burgeroorlog heeft elke modernisering ...
The film is based on Nathaniel Philbrick's nonfiction book of the same title, and director Howard mounts a lavish production of epic proportions, but then he shoots way too much of it in close-ups and uses computer animation that is so obvious that it ...
The film also was nominated for picture, director (Lenny Abrahamson) and adapted screenplay (Emma Donoghue, based on her 2010 novel).
In it, Birkin's Mary-Jane becomes infatuated with a 14-year-old boy - played by the director's son, Mathieu Demy - who can't hold his liquor at a birthday party and required the help of a maternal figure to make it through his dry and wet heaves.

In the mesmerizing "Embrace of the Serpent," Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra assumes the role of an ever-aware river guide, navigating us through the sweeping beauty of the Amazon while pointing to the toll on humanity and culture wrought by ...
There's no way either Ridley Scott or Steven Spielberg would have missed the top ten, though John Crowley is a trickier proposition - his film was always a much stronger Best Picture contender than he was in this category, but I'll take a punt on my ...
Every year, it seems, there's a film or two at Sundance, usually in the world cinema categories, that make an argument for our attention by crafting art from horror, presenting distant conflicts through lyrical and intimate means.
Every year, it seems, there's a film or two at Sundance, usually in the world Cinema categories, that make an argument for our attention by crafting art from horror, presenting distant conflicts through lyrical and intimate means.
It sounds as though Amy, which I haven't yet been able to see, belongs on that list too. But the best "documentaries" I saw in 2015 were two idiosyncratic and very personal film-essays: Laurie Anderson's Heart of a Dog and Hubert Sauper's We Come as ...
It sounds as though Amy, which I haven't yet been able to see, belongs on that list too. But the best "documentaries" I saw in 2015 were two idiosyncratic and very personal film-essays: Laurie Anderson's Heart of a Dog and Hubert Sauper's We Come as ...
Now Oppenheimer has made a companion film, "Look of Silence," so the academy could take the opportunity to make it up to him, and they might if our predictions are any indication; it ranks a close second for the win with 7/2 odds.
With the thrills of a Kathryn Bigelow action movie (she is one of the film's producers), and with the complexity and urgency of an analytical essay, Matthew Heineman's you-are-there documentary explores vigilantism on both sides of the Mexico-Arizona ...
This was not a poor year for nonfiction cinema, though it may have seemed that way because of what was most popular. Not everyone likes to see so many music documentaries flooding the market, even if those films include some of the most exceptional and ...
Cars by Fredrik Gertten, The Forecaster by Marcus Vetter, Sugar Blues by Andrea Culkova, Good Things Await by Phie Ambo, We Come as Friends by Hubert Sauper, Toto and his Sisters by Alexander Nanau and Greece Works in Progress by Elena Zervopoulou. As ...
There was a time when best original song contenders easily took up residence on top 40 radio: 1977's "You Light Up My Life" (from the film of the same name) was one of five Academy honorees from the decade to top the Billboard Hot 100, and seven more ...

His 2012 debut Room 237 investigated the obsessive fans of The Shining who have devoted their lives to exploring Stanley Kubrick's film, picking the horror movie apart to find all the hidden messages they think the director embedded within its frames ...
Mr. Oppenheimer's film, "The Look of Silence," is an intimate companion piece to his harrowing and surreal 2014 Oscar finalist, "The Act of Killing," which profiled men who were part of Indonesia's Anti-Communist killing machine.
"Minions" - This animated film's all-silliness all-the-time philosophy will put a smile on faces and keep it there, like a fizzy beverage on a hot afternoon.
This film will open your eyes, and more than once. Not just visually, as you ... But could these wacky wayfarers carry an entire movie on their own, or would they be doomed to eternal second-bananahood, relegated to supporting tacky villains who lacked ...
Hubert Sauper's We Come as Friends is a documentary that is wildly offbeat and inventive, as well as uncommonly observant.
A visitor drops from the sky, almost as if an alien. Only he's not like the usual visitors who want your land, minerals, and oil.
We Come as Friends provides little context for its story; if you aren't familiar with Sudan and South Sudan, you'll probably be playing catch up.
I am a black woman, and this week the internet says I should be angry because Taylor Swift's "Wildest Dreams" video is set in an Africa full of white people.
"My Voice, My Life" - Hong Kong high school students overcome personal challenges to create musical theater in a documentary by Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang ("The Blood of Yingzhou District"). In Cantonese with English subtitles. (1:31) NR. ... (K ...
Whether it was Robert J. Flaherty trekking out to the Arctic in Nanook of the North (1922), Werner Herzog pulling a 320-ton steamship over a Peruvian hill in Fitzcarraldo (1982) or Hubert Sauper building a lightweight plane to explore the remote ...
Documentarian Hubert Sauper goes where other people don't go, sees what the crowd doesn't see, and creates unsettling, provocative political documentaries that are unlike anyone else's.
Learning to Drive An all-female crew - director, producer, editor, screenwriter, and star (the terrific Patricia Clarkson) - inject zest into this romantic comedy based on a New Yorker article.
Learning to Drive An all-female crew - director, producer, editor, screenwriter, and star (the terrific Patricia Clarkson) - inject zest into this romantic comedy based on a New Yorker article.
News coming out of Yemen seems to indicate that Saudi Arabia is making bold moves to establish a foothold in the country to counter its rival, Iran.
The title of the film by director Hubert Sauper (Darwin's Nightmare) casts foreign influences as outsiders. As in science fiction, these alien forces initially seem like benign and even constructive visitors, only to wreak havoc in the end.
"Phoenix" - German director Christian Petzold and star Nina Hoss collaborate in an intoxicating post-holocaust witches' brew, equal parts melodrama and moral parable, that audaciously mixes diverse elements to compelling, disturbing effect.
Francois Truffaut's 1973 "Day for Night" is much the warmer of the two, a delightful valentine to the filmmaking process with Truffaut himself playing the part of a beleaguered director working with Actors played by Jean-Pierre Leaud, Valentina Cortese ...
We Come as Friends: Director Hubert Sauper, whose Oscar-nominated "Darwin's Nightmare" focused on environmental disaster in Africa, this time focuses on the South Sudanese, "enslaved, dispossessed and colonized" by entrepreneurs, Missionaries and other ...
Meanwhile, a film that shows that cost of war and colonial exploitation in South Sudan, opened in New York on Monday. The film, "We Come As Friends" is a work by Austrian-born filmmaker Hubert Sauper who previously made the film "Darwin's Nightmare," ...
In his director's notes, Sauper calls We Come As Friends "a kind of psychoanalysis of a collective pathology: colonialism, the colonial mindset, domination, and patriarchy.
But when Cole starts to fall for his mentor's young girlfriend, he must choose between love and his career. Rated R. We Come as Friends: Oscar-nominated director Hubert Sauper flies into Africa just as South Sudan claims its independence from North ...
Now the situation in South Sudan is the subject of a new documentary, "We Come as Friends," by Austrian director Hubert Sauper that provides an aerial view of the conflict in Sudan from a shaky, handmade two-seater plane. The film depicts American ...
L'incubo di Darwin di Hubert Sauper (USA 2004) Ore 18,00, Cortile centrale Non esiste il tempo. .... Ore 21.00, Il lungo silenzio (Italia 1993), un film di Margarethe von Trotta prodotto da Felice Laudadio. Domenica 27 settembre. Alba, litorale tranese ...
Variations on this theme occurred at theatres in suburban Toronto, and across Canada - as my colleague Radheyan Simonpillai reported earlier this week - with the awkward support of the film's distributor, Universal Pictures. The idea, apparently, is ...
In the first section of We Come as Friends, director Hubert Sauper travels in a tiny plane through the most barren stretches of Sudan to interview the country's denizens.
The film, "We Come As Friends" is a work by Austrian-born filmmaker Hubert Sauper who previously made the film "Darwin's Nightmare," a film about Uganda. That film, nominated for the Academy Award, "sifted through the ... "The 'land grab' confirmed in ...
Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, we'll speak with the author of Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing, by journalist Joe Domanick.
GUEST: Hubert Sauper, acclaimed filmmaker, whose earlier film Darwin's Nightmare earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary.


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