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Cinema St. Louis Announces Retirement in June of Executive Director Cliff Froehlich

Recently announced: A big change for Cinema St. Louis, presenter of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF). After nearly 19 years with Cinema St. Louis (CSL), the arts nonprofit that presents the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) and other annual film festivals and events, executive director Cliff Froehlich has announced his retirement at […]

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2022 Oscar nominations announced

The nominations for the 2022 Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, Feb. 8. The Oscars awards ceremony will take place Sunday, March 27. Here are the nominees for the 2022 Oscars BEST PICTURE “Belfast” “CODA” “Don’t Look Up” “Drive My Car” “Dune” “King Richard” “Licorice Pizza” “Nightmare Alley” “The Power of the Dog” “West Side Story” […]

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THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS ANNOUNCES THE 2021 EDA AWARD WINNERS

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 AWFJ EDA Awards. In our 15th annual awards season, we present EDA Awards in 25 categories divided into three sections, the BEST OF AWARDS, FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS AND EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS. Nominees in each category are determined by AWFJ’ […]

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2021 SLFCA AWARD WINNERS (and Runners-Up)

The members of the St Louis Film Critics Association, a professional association of working film critics, have voted and announced the winners of their 2021 annual Award for 2021. Here they are, along with the runners-up. BEST FILM: Licorice Pizza Runner-Up: (tie) Belfast and The Power of the Dog BEST DIRECTOR: Jane Campion “The Power […]

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JULIA – Film Review

– By Cate Marquis – Julia Child is a name nearly everyone recognizes, if for nothing else than she has been so often affectionately parodied as the smiling middle-age woman with the high-pitched voice fearlessly wielding a cleaver on a TV cooking show, and carrying on no matter what happens in her live-TV show. But […]

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BELFAST – Film Review

– By Cate Marquis – RATING: 4 out of 4 stars Kenneth Branagh gives us one of his best films, and his most personal, with BELFAST, a partly autobiographical tale of a boy in North Belfast in 1969. It is more a year-in-the-life story rather than a coming-of-age one but it is a pivotal year […]

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CAPTAIN MARVEL film review – Mark Glass

Another Marvel Comics superhero joins her big budget, big screen peers with just enough panache, though less than others – By Mark Glass – Rating: 3 out of 5 stars The latest marvel Comics’ superhero to find new life on the big screen is the eponymous gal of this sci-fi epic. As usual, we begin […]

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RUBEN BRANDT, COLLECTOR film review – Mark Glass

Fascinating animated crime drama from Hungary combines good story with terrific visuals for a rare and different treat – By Mark Glass – Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Even if you watch this animated Hungarian crime drama without the sound or subtitles, your eyes will be dazzled by the unique array of images. But you’d […]

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EVERYBODY KNOWS film review

– By Cate Marquis – Penelope Cruz plays a Spanish-born woman who returns with her two children to the rural Spanish village where she grew up for her younger sister’s wedding. Among those who greet her are her childhood friend Paco (Javier Bardem), now the owner of a successful vineyard and winery. But this joyful […]

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ARCTIC film review

– By Cate Marquis - The Arctic is among the most extreme environments found on earth, at the limits of where mankind can survive. The film ARCTIC focuses on one man marooned in that environment, spinning a deeply human tale of survival in the harshest of wildernesses. The drama/thriller is also a tour-de-force performance by […]

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