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The case against theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov is widely seen as part of a crackdown on freedom of expression in Russia. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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“Julian is a political prisoner who has been demonised in the press,” said journalist, hacker and WikiLeaks representative Jacob Applebaum to applause. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Carrie Rickey / TruthdigNov 19, 2015
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are beautifully balanced in this love story, but Todd Haynes’ overstylized cinematography is downright distracting. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Richard Reeves / TruthdigMay 30, 2013
An estimated 150,000 people took to the streets of the French capital Sunday to protest the same-sex legislation signed into law last week. Meanwhile, in the south of the country, the Palme d'Or, the highest honor of the Cannes Film Festival, was awarded to "Blue Is the Warmest Color," a long and very explicit movie about a teenager's wakening lesbianism. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Richard Schickel / TruthdigNov 25, 2011
Basically, I love movies about moviemaking And basically, Hollywood loves making these movies They have been a well-established genre since Chaplin was a pup And a pretty good genre it is—there’s nothing like self-regard to bring out the feverish in people Basically, I love movies about moviemaking . Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 8, 2011
In a hot mic moment now heard around the world, French President Nicolas Sarkozy was reportedly caught gossiping to President Barack Obama about Israeli Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu at last week's G-20 summit in Cannes, proving that not even heads of state (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Richard Schickel / TruthdigMay 29, 2011
This will not do—either as philosophy or as the conclusion of a picture that has wasted close to two and half hours of our time with its twaddling pretenses. But it is not quite the end of our concern with it. I think of it as the “Hiroshima Mon Amour” scam. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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