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For the Love of B-Movies: In Praise of Hong Kong’s Cinematic Sleaze


Jumping vampires, man-flesh dumplings, and Bruce Lee clones, oh my!

Inglourious Basterds Hong Kong Movie Title Translations

Four Different Approaches to Translating a Movie Title


Sometimes getting lost in translation is a good thing.


The Academy Award for Best International Feature Film Needs More Than a Name Change


As a second film is disqualified from the category, debate continues over the current rules and how they exclude certain countries from participating in the prestigious competition.

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The Best Foreign Language Movies of 2018


18 films from 13 different countries make up our list of the best foreign language movies of 2018.

The Vanishing

The Subversive Horror of ‘The Vanishing’


‘The Vanishing’ makes both victim and villain of its audience.

Border Ali Abbasi

‘Border’ Review: A Fantastical Parable for Extremists


A truly beautiful film that tells the kind of visual story that can only be shared on camera.

Happy As Lazzaro Tardiolo

‘Happy As Lazzaro’ Review: A Beguiling, Transcendent Genre Hybrid (LFF)


With a thread of the divine woven into its realist tapestry, Happy as Lazzaro feels like a timeless fable.

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‘Cold War’ Review: Paweł Pawlikowski’s Masterpiece


The ‘Ida’ director’s latest recalls the glamor of a cinema long gone and much mourned.

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The 10 Best Swimming Pool Scenes in Movies


From the sparkling waters of The Graduate to Poltergeist’s oozing vat of corpses, these picks illustrate the incredible versatility of the cinematic swimming pool.