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Welcome to Peter Strickland’s Worlds

LONDON — “It started off as a joke,” Peter Strickland said. The British filmmaker, 49, thought it would be funny…

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‘Blonde’ Review: Exploiting Marilyn Monroe for Old Times’ Sake

Given all the indignities and horrors that Marilyn Monroe endured during her 36 years — her family tragedies, paternal absence,…

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Just Jaeckin, Whose ‘Emmanuelle’ Was a Scandalous Success, Dies at 82

Just Jaeckin, a fashion photographer turned film director whose first movie, “Emmanuelle,” became a box-office sensation when it was released…

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Cinema Tehran Brings a Dance Party Vibe to Indie Movie Theaters

When Arya Ghavamian was growing up in Iran, a satisfying film experience was hard to come by. After the 1979…

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Sundance Liked Her Documentary on Terrorism, Until Muslim Critics Didn’t

Meg Smaker felt exhilarated last November. After 16 months filming inside a Saudi rehabilitation center for accused terrorists, she learned…

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Five International Movies to Stream Now

‘A Distant Place’ Stream it on Tubi. In a remote village in South Korea, the farmhand Jin-woo (Kang Gil-woo) and…

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For the Love (and the Hate) of the Horror Remake

The 2015 Austrian psychological horror film, “Goodnight Mommy,” is an eerie little gem. I went into the recent remake with…

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‘The 400 Blows,’ a Directing Debut That Still Astonishes

One of the most impressive debuts in film history, François Truffaut’s “The 400 Blows” created a sensation at the 1959…

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The Multiplying Horror of Ti West

There’s something unusual about Ti West’s latest film, “Pearl,” now in theaters. The movie is a 1918-set prequel to “X,”…

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Wolfgang Petersen, Director of ‘Das Boot,’ Is Dead at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, one of a handful of foreign directors to make it big in Hollywood, whose harrowing 1981 war film,…

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