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a lost gem of collective melancholy, Merlyn Solakhan’s 1985 snapshot of Istanbul under the shadow military oppression made its belated local premiere last month – in a city still not used to seeing its own past reflection.
even 5/2, skinny as such odds sound, translates to just a 29% probability—meaning that it’s 71% probable that Almodóvar will yet again be a “bridesmaid”.
Forty-five years since Mike Hodges’ adaptation of Ted Lewis’s pulp crime novel Jack’s Return Home minted the look and smell of 1970s north-eastern Britain on screen, its protagonist Jack Carter lives on – with a new Newcastle stage production of the story bringing him home from Hollywood. Neil Young considers the indelible traces of a favourite local antihero.
links to 16 reviews for The Hollywood Reporter and 2 reviews for RogerEbert.com
Border incident: as the midnight sky blazes with New Year fireworks, a young man sprints full-pelt across the wide expanses of a colossal, concrete river-bed, small rucksack jiggling his slender shoulders.
favourite: THINGS TO COME (Hansen-Løve)
review from the 66th Berlinale
All the world’s lightning is trapped in a single space…
nothing but a very fine river separates Newcastle from Gateshead: in the background of this latest video dispatch, we see the winter dark gradually fall upon the latter town.
Stari Šarac, on the very edge of town at 199 Beogradski put, has been patiently awaiting your custom since at least the 1880s.