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‘Black Kisses,’ Exploring Love and the Devil, Gets Clip, Premieres at Tallinn, as Ventana Sur Follows (EXCLUSIVE)

Sales agent Begin Again Films has dropped a clip of “Black Kisses,” (“Besos negros,”), from Colombia’s Alejandro Naranjo and the director’s latest doc-feature, in the run-up to its…

‘In Viaggio’ Review: Gianfranco Rosi Follows Pope Francis Around the World, But Keeps His Distance

Gianfranco Rosi’s documentaries tend to plant a camera in challenging passages of everyday life that otherwise go largely unrecorded: the Middle Eastern war zones of “Notturno,” the island…

Nat Geo, Disney+ Reveal Premiere Dates, Trailer for Amazon Deforestation Documentary ‘The Territory’ (EXCLUSIVE)

National Geographic Documentary Films has revealed the air dates for feature documentary “The Territory.” The critically acclaimed film, which marks the feature documentary debut from director Alex Pritz,…

Emily Blunt Rails Against ‘Strong Female Lead’ Label: ‘It’s the Worst Thing Ever‘ and ‘I’m Bored’ of It

Don’t mention the strong female character descriptor to Emily Blunt. During a recent interview with The Telegraph (via IndieWire), the actor rejected the archetype and said she’s “bored”…

Intimate Queer Coming of Age Stories, Sci-Fi and the Supernatural: Ventana Sur’s Punto Genero Lineup

“The Marriage,” the feature-length fiction debut from Brazilian documentary filmmaker Maíra Bühler (“Let It Burn”), and a pair of intimate and revelatory queer films “The Way You See…

‘Yellowstone’ Director Taylor Sheridan Defends Series Against ‘Anti-Woke’ Claims

“Yellowstone” creator Taylor Sheridan is defending the hit series after critics claimed the show, which premieres its fifth season on Sunday on Paramount Network, aligns with conservative values.…

Vampires return with a vengeance: The 6 bloody shows to watch

Vampires are back in a big way after climbing into their coffins in recent years after hitting it big on “True Blood,” “The Vampire Diaries” and all the “Twilight” movies.

A Marine Corps Birthday Story: PMC Vice Chairman Reflects on Armed Forces Past

I started my path to become a Marine in 1962 when I signed on to the Platoon Leaders Class program as I entered Fordham College in New York.…

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ review: The best-acted MCU movie ever

In the best possible sense, you forget you’re watching just another Marvel movie.

Sacheen Littlefeather ‘lied’ about being Apache to work in Hollywood: sister

“We were mortified,” said Rosalind Cruz of her sister Marie “pretending” to be Apache and introducing herself as “Sacheen Littlefeather” at the 1973 Oscars.

Asian Cinema Is Addressing Humanity’s Challenges Better Than U.S, and European Film, Says Tokyo Festival’s Ishizaka Kenji

The Tokyo International Film Festival puts considerable store behind its Asian programming. But defining the definition of that sector, its health and direction are all up for debate.…