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The Cannes Film Festival 2021 Lineup

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its line-up for its 2021 incarnation. President Pierre Lescure and General Delegate Thierry Frémaux announced the 61 titles for the festival, which will run from July 6-17 2021. Spike Lee is president of the [...]

June 3, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

Wes Anderson – 2001 A perfect cast heads-up Wes Anderson‘s wonderful follow-up to Rushmore. Gene Hackman is excellent as always although Bill Murray is underused – but the rest of the cast more than make up for that. The soundtrack [...]

May 26, 2021

Notebook Reviews: RUSHMORE

Wes Anderson – 1998 It has the mighty Bill Murray in it, so of course it’s going to be good – but Wes Anderson‘s Rushmore is a fantastic off-beat comedy. It’s anchored by Murray, but Jason Schwartzman is also excellent [...]

September 25, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Alex Ross’ LISTEN UP PHILIP

An odd mash-up of a movie, Listen Up Philip is a 2014 comedy from Alex Ross Perry that plays like Woody Allen meets Wes Anderson. If that concept floats your boat, then you’ll take great enjoyment from Listen Up Philip. If it doesn’t, then you [...]

August 17, 2020

Wes Anderson’s ISLE OF DOGS Isn’t Just For Kids

The general gist is that Movies In Focus are rarely does animation – but Wes Anderson‘s 2018 film Isle of Dogs is a mini-masterpiece Anderson’s stop-motion feature is a gem of a movie. It might be animated, but this exceptionally put [...]

July 7, 2020

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