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Paul Mescal doesn’t quite nail his role as a depressed young father in this emotionally furtive debut drama from Charlotte Wells. The opening shot of Charlotte Wells’ dolorous chronicle of a ’90s daddy-daughter sun holiday sees fun-loving teen Sophie (Francesca Corio) pointing a DV camcorder at her father (Paul Mescal) as he bops on the
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Arnaud Desplechin’s scintillating family ensemble charts a toxic sibling rivalry, with Marion Cotillard and Melvil Poupard. On a good day, and when the stars are correctly aligned, Marion Cotillard is the greatest actor working in the world today. This is, of course, an entirely subjective opinion, but when she is able to land material worthy
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A donkey in a traveling circus grapples with cruel fate in Jerzy Skolimowski’s strangely captivating drama. Named for the sound a donkey makes, Eo (“Eee-ooo, eee-oo”) follows one such noble beast as it travels across the breadth of Poland and beyond, bearing mute witness to a carnival of humanity at its best, worst, and weirdest.
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A power struggle begins after the death of the grand imam at a prestigious Cairo university in Tarik Saleh’s conventional drama. To the extent that it’s even possible for a film about Islamic extremism and corruption within the Muslim faith to play it safe, Tarik Saleh errs on the side of caution in Boy from
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Star Trek has a long history of memorable security chiefs. Chekov, Yar, Worf, Odo, Tuvok. Their names evoke acts of courage, integrity, and sacrifice. With the arrival of Paramount+’s newest series, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, we can add to that legacy La’an Noonien-Singh, played to misanthropic — at least on first impression — perfection
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