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Sarajevo Film Festival Industry Head Maša Marković on How the Balkan Event Continues to Nurture Local Talent, Stay Relevant

In some ways it’s a year of transition for the Sarajevo Film Festival, which sees former industry head and co-director Jovan Marjanović take the helm as festival director,…

‘The Harbinger’ Review: A Devilish Pandemic Quandary

The isolation and helplessness some people felt during the prime days of COVID lockdown is utilized to good effect in “The Harbinger.” Andy Mitton’s second solo feature (following…

How ‘Batgirl’ Axing and James Franco’s Castro Casting Highlight Hollywood’s Persistent Erasure of Latinos (Column)

It wasn’t a great week for Latinos in Hollywood, but I’m sure many of you knew that already. Between Warner Bros. axing the release of “Batgirl” starring Leslie…

‘Luck’ Review: The First Offering From John Lasseter’s New Studio Is a Mixed Bag

Full disclosure: I don’t believe in luck, but I do believe that “Luck” — the first feature-length toon from David Ellison-backed Skydance Animation — represents a force for…

‘Bullet Train’ Review: Brad Pitt Leads This Gleefully Overloaded, High-Speed Battle Royale

The bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes about two hours and 15 minutes — just the right amount of time to pull off a cartoonishly over-the-top action…

Which animal you see first could reveal the dominant side of your brain

Just as there are two sides to every story, there are also two sides to the mind.

‘Breaking Bad’ statues unveiled in Albuquerque

“Breaking Bad” stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and director Vince Gilligan helped unveil the artwork, donated by Gilligan and Sony Pictures.

‘Alex’s War’ Review: A Gripping and Disturbing Look at Alex Jones and the Politics of Unreality

At the start of “Alex’s War,” a documentary about Alex Jones, the infamous talk-news conspiracist guru of InfoWars is described by assorted media outlets as “a performance artist,”…

Sundance Institute Launches Indigenous Non-Fiction Program (EXCLUSIVE)

Four documentary filmmakers were invited to participate in the Sundance Institute’s newly created Indigenous non-fiction intensive program that concludes July 29. The three-day program was created to identify…

Spier Films Boards Kelsey Egan’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Outer Edges’ Ahead of Frontieres (EXCLUSIVE)

Spier Films will serve as a co-production partner on Kelsey Egan’s upcoming sci-fi thriller “Outer Edges.” Led by Mike Auret, the Cape Town and London-based production, financing and sales…

‘Earwig’ Review: A Slow, Squirm-Inducing Exercise in Surrealism

From its opening shot — a closeup of the nautilus-like curl of a human ear — Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s “Earwig” sets out to unsettle, slowly burrowing its way into…

‘Lynch/Oz’ review: Alexandre O. Philippe’s Latest Dive Down the Rabbit Hole of Film Obsession

The documentarian Alexandre O. Philippe, who was born in Switzerland and is based in Denver, has carved out a neat niche for himself. He makes movies about movies…