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EIFF 2019: An interview with Emma Peeters writer & director Nicole Palo

In this article, I interview the creator behind Emma Peeters, a Belgian-Canadian black comedy about an actress (played by Monia Chokri) who plans to commit suicide.

Monia Chokri in Emma Peeters

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Restoring the films of José Larraz

This article written by James White, Head of Restoration at Arrow Films, takes a look at the restoration process for three of Spanish director José Roman Larraz's films included in the boxed set Blood Hunger: The Films of José Larraz available on Blu-ray March 25th from Arrow Video.

Vampyres directed by José Larraz

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Films To Watch For The 2020 Oscars

Despite recent backlashes, the Oscars remain undeniably important to the film industry and to cinephiles everywhere. Here are a few possible candidates for recognition during next year's ceremony.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2018)

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Is the annual Oscar backlash trend becoming over-zealous?

In this article, Evan Popplestone examines whether the inevitable annual Oscar backlashes are beginning to miss the true purpose of awards ceremonies: the actual quality of the films. Are we just swapping one set of political tickboxes with another?

Roma (2018)

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The top five best and worst films of 2018

Yes, it's that time again, folks! I list the big hits and misses amongst 2018's cinematic offerings.

Mandy (2018) poster

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EIFF 2018: An interview with Obey's writer & director Jamie Jones

During the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival, I asked the filmmaker behind Obey - the story of a disenfranchised young man who gets involved in the 2011 London riots - to answer a few questions about it.

Obey, written and directed by Jamie Jones

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Arrow Video releases June 2018 - five, including a Sartana box set

The action-adventure Jake Speed, acclaimed 1980s New Zealand films Vigil and The Quiet Earth, a 4K restoration of The Addiction approved by director Abel Ferrara and a box set of five films featuring the iconic Spaghetti Western character Sartana comprise Arrow's line up for the month.

Lili Taylor in The Addiction

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Arrow Video releases April 2018 - Suzuki, Miike and De Palma

This April we get releases of Takashi Miike’s hugely violent but equally entertaining Blade of the Immortal, the second Seijun Suzuki boxed set and Standard Edition versions of the little-seen Rocky Horror sequel Shock Treatment and Brian De Palma's classic Stephen King adaptation Carrie.

Blade of the Immortal

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Arrow Academy world cinema Blu Ray releases April 2018

The company's slate of April releases includes the dystopian sci-fi thriller Sleeping Dogs from New Zealand, Jean-Luc Godard's political tract La Chinoise and the German black and white adventure L'Atlantide directed by G.W. Pabst and based on a novel by Pierre Benoît.

La Chinoise directed by Jean-Luc Godard

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Indicator - March 2018 Blu Ray titles are announced!

Michelangelo Antonioni’s The Passenger (starring Jack Nicholson) and a trio of golden era British films - John Guillermin's Town on Trial, Dick Clement's Otley and Stephen Frears' Gumshoe - comprise Indicator's offerings for the first month of spring 2018.

Powerhouse Films' Indicator Label

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