If you’re worried about the summer film season, and all the noisy franchise entries and underwhelming populist fare that takes up the bulk of cinema conversation until Oscar season rolls back around, you can do a lot worse than investing yourself in the Cannes Film Festival. The premiere of new works by top art-house directors, […]

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REVIEW: Captain America: Civil War

It’s been a dark month. Like so many others, I felt brow-beaten by the hateful nihilism on display in Warner Brothers and Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. There was a film in open contempt of its audience and its own characters, which turned the essential hopefulness of the Superman character into a […]

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