Film Review: ‘Madeline’s Madeline’

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What’s the matter with Madeline? And just who is this tempestuous teenager with the blazing eyes and wild bramble of red-brown hair? “Madeline’s Madeline” is many things: an ambitious meta-exploration of identity through performance, a dizzying plunge …

Film Review: ‘Oblivion Verses’

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On the radio that hums in the background, there’s a report of seven whales who, in an apparent act of mass suicide, have washed ashore not far from the sunbaked Chilean nowheresville where “Oblivion Verses” takes place. Rescue efforts are underwa…

‘I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians’ Wins Top Prize at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

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Personal stories and quests for truth dominated the Karlovy Vary film fest this year with Romanian Radu Jude taking the Crystal Globe and $25,000 for best film with his story of a director who refuses to compromise with Holocaust deniers, “’I Do Not Ca…

Caleb Landry Jones on ‘Using Film as Art,’ Emotionally Taxing ‘To The Night’ Role

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Caleb Landry Jones’ role in “To the Night,” Austrian writer-director Peter Brunner’s competition entry at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, caused the actor no shortage of ups and downs. The energetic 28-year-old Texan, who has taken on a wide range of r…

Lebanon War Tale ‘All This Victory’ Wins Karlovy Vary Works in Progress Prize

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“All This Victory,” a drama set in 2006 in Lebanon during the war between Hezbollah and Israel, has won the Eastern Promises Works in Progress Award at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival. The competition is devoted to projects from Central and Easter…