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Review: Monster Family, City AM (02/03/18)
My review of Monster Family in City Am, 02/03/18
Review: Monster Family, City AM (02/03/18)
Review: Monster Family, City AM (02/03/18)
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Guillermo del Toro on the deeper meaning in ‘The Shape of Water’
  The film tells of a
unique love story between a mute cleaning lady played by Sally
Hawkins and an Amazonian-fish man played by Doug Jones    Guillermo del Toro is
making the biggest splash of his life with The Shape of Water. A
spin on Beauty and the Beas...
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Interview: Steven Spielberg: The Post
I interviewed Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg about his new film, The Post. Read the interview here: Steven Spielberg: the isolated Jewish boy who just wanted to be liked Jewish Chronicle-18 Jan
2018 Next year he'll
celebrate 50 years as a Hollywood hotsh...
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Amos Gitai: West Of The Jordan River
  Amos Gitai's new documentary West of the Jordan River takes the Israeli filmmaker back to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary, Field Diary . In it he talks journalists, human rights activists, politicians, Jewish settler...
Amos Gitai: West Of The Jordan River
Amos Gitai: West Of The Jordan River
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"I really love James Bond" - John Woo
John Woo got tired of making big budget movies and went back to his roots with the action thriller Manhunt. Expect doves, motorbikes, balletic gunplay and corny dialogue. I caught up with him at the Venice Film Festival following the film's premiere.  How
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"I really love James Bond" - John Woo
"I really love James Bond" - John Woo
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Mother! - The 74th Venice International Film Festival
Mother! Press Conference Venice Film Festival "This is my howl to the moon" - Darren Aronofsky Darren Aronofsky - DA Jennifer Lawrence - JL Javier Bardem - JB Michelle Pfeiffer - MP Darren, you
have said the film poured out of you. There is an urgency to it...
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Dennis Gansel - The Wave: Who Would Be a Nazi
Why do people become Nazis? This was the question at the heart of German filmmaker Dennis Gansel's movie adaptation of The Wave . Released in the UK in 2008, it now seems more relevant than ever. The following is a feature I wrote based on my interview with...
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From The Archive: Arielle Holmes, The Star Of The Safdie Brothers' Heaven Knows What, Talks About Her Troubled Youth
In 2014, I met Arielle Holmes, the then-unknown star of the Safdie brothers' uncompromising drugs drama, Heaven Knows What , at the Venice Film Festival. Below is a record of our candid encounter. Arielle
Holmes is sitting on the terrace of a posh Venetian ...
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Some Reviews At Amazon For My E-Book, The Wicker Man: Conversations
In my e-book, The Wicker Man: Conversations with Robin Hardy, Anthony Shaffer & Edward Woodard , the creators and star of The Wicker Man talk candidly about the ideas
behind the 1973 film, its production, and how it survived attempts to
bury it,  to go on...
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Looking Back At The Return of Mein Kampf In Germany
Last year a heavily annotated academic edition of Hitler's antisemitc tome, Mein Kampf , was published amidst controversy in Germany. The book became an unexpected bestseller, mainly among academics and history buffs, and won an academic prize.  Below is a ...
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