Tag: IFC Films

Posted in Science / Sci-Fi Thriller / Horror

Scream Factory Resurrects Loved One With “Elizabeth Harvest”

Elizabeth Harvest is a science fiction reimagining of the French folktale of Bluebeard, in which a violent nobleman in the habit of murdering his wives…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Drama / Romance / Comedy

Violent revenge gets unleashed during the Irish famine in “Black ’47”

Mud and misery are the backdrops of the pulpy, period revenge drama Black ’47. Set in Ireland during the potato famine of the 1840s —…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Fantasy / Historical Great Movies

“Ophelia” Review: Here’s That Awful ‘Hamlet’ Fanfiction No One Asked For

There’s a sequence at the end of Ophelia — and don’t worry, insomuch as it’s possible to spoil the end of Hamlet, I don’t intend…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy

“Charlie Says” Explores the Deprogramming of the Manson Women

Between this and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, May 2019 is already a banner month for films unpacking the psychology of women who fall…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy

“Wildlife” Review: A Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Don’t miss the blaze that Carey Mulligan ignites in Wildlife. The British actress gives her considerable all to the role of Jeanette Brinson, a young…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Great Movies

“Red Joan” Review: Not Enough Drama, or Enough Judi Dench, in British Spy Story

Our first shot of Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) in “Red Joan” is inauspicious enough. A librarian in a cozy cardigan. She’s pruning roses outside her…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Thriller / Horror

The Nightingale (2018): An Uncompromising Examination Of The Evils Of Colonialism

The lone woman in competition here at the Venice Film Festival. Jennifer Kent brings her Tasmanian gothic tale The Nightingale to the Lido, a violent…

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“The House that Jack Built” by Lars von Trier: The demiurge and its annoyances

Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier signs his serial-killer film that is “The House that Jack Built”, a disguised autobiography, confusing but stimulating. Legitimate culture likes…

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