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  1. Fantasia Review: ‘Dead Shack’ is a Tween-Targeted Gore-Fest

    07.23 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    I like when a director knows what he/she wants from his/her film — even if the goal is to entertain on a level that ensures its legacy falls short of cinematic greatness. Some of my favorite movies are those that demand to be re-watched not for comprehension’s sake or to acknowledge metaphor underneath formal expertise, […
  2. First Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Throws Us Into a Life-or-Death Game

    07.22 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    The basic desire to avoid that which does not interest us and more elemental need not to lose our minds means you will not see a good deal of Comic Con-related coverage around here, but: sometimes master filmmakers show up to hawk their latest project, and it’s almost as often that studios do nothing to…
  3. The Visceral Physicality of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

    07.22 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    In the hours since viewing Dunkirk – the newest film from surprisingly divisive blockbuster director Christopher Nolan – one sensory recollection has stuck out above all oth…
  4. Sensual, Haunting New Trailer for Eliza Hittman’s ‘Beach Rats’ Washes Ashore

    07.22 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    After her excellent debut It Felt Like Love, one of our most-anticipated films at Sundance this year was Eliza Hittman’s follow-up titled Beach Rats. She delivered on expectations and the Sundance jury also agreed, awarding her Best Director in her U.S Dramatic Features category. Led by newcomer Harris Dickinson, it’s an invigorating, hyper-focused look at sexuality in the [&…
  5. Rooney Mara Revisits a Dark Past in New Trailer for ‘Una’

    07.22 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    If one thought Rooney Mara being haunted by a white sheet was a tough sell, one of her other dramas is having a tougher time getting to audiences. Una, starring Mara, Ben Mendelsohn, and Riz Ahmed, is a dramatic thriller about two people forced to revisit a passionate yet illicit relationship they had years ago. Coming from […
  6. Fantasia Review: ‘The Honor Farm’ Possesses an Abundance of Style

    07.22 / 22:23 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    If Karen Skloss’ feature narrative debut The Honor Farm possesses anything it’s an abundance of style. This is a gorgeously shot prom night turned mushroom trip romp of millennial excess caught in the throes of dream. We meet Lucy (Olivia Grace Applegate) walking through the woods in her dress — trees covered in toilet paper […
  7. NYC Weekend Watch: ‘La Chinoise,’ Yvonne Rainer, ‘Koyaanisqatsi’ Scored Live, ‘Saturday Night Fever’ & More

    07.21 / 22:31 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [……
  8. New to Streaming: ‘Colossal,’ ‘Stalker,’ ‘Suspiria,’ ‘Fallen Angels,’ and More

    07.21 / 22:31 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    All the newly streaming films on Netflix, FilmStruck, Amazon, and…
  9. First Look at Michael Shannon and Michael B. Jordan in Ramin Bahrani’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’

    07.21 / 22:31 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    It was just a few months ago it was announced that Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon would be teaming in an HBO adaptation of Fahrenheit 451. Directed by Ramin Bahrani, who previously helmed Shannon in the underseen 99 Homes, the the first image has now arrived as filming gets underway. Adapted from the 1953 Ray Bradbury novel, Fahrenheit [&#…
  10. The Trailblazing Innovation and Depth of Yvonne Rainer

    07.21 / 22:31 thefilmstage.com Thefilmstage.com - Movies
    We celebrate the radical work of Yvonne Rainer, subject of a Film Society of Lincoln Center…