Tag: pariah

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Criterion: June 2021 Titles Announced

THE HUMAN CONDITION Japan | 1959 | 575 min | Black & White | JapaneseDirected by Masaki KobayashiSPINE #480 ** AVAILABLE JUNE 8, 2021 ** This mammoth humanist drama by Masaki Kobayashi is one of the most staggering achievements of Japanese cinema. Originally filmed and released in three installments of two parts each, the nine-and-a-half-hour The Human Condition, adapted from Junpei Gomikawa’s six-volume novel, … Read More Criterion: June 2021 Titles Announced

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Tuesday Releases: Contraband

APRIL 24TH, 2012 Better late than never on this week’s new releases: Mark Wahlberg fans rejoice. Two big releases this week, sprinkled along with some semi-big titles as well. Contraband, the “one last heist” film starring Markie Mark and the always impressive Ben Foster captivates with just enough action to keep things interesting. Minus the striking resemble of this story compared to Gone In … Read More Tuesday Releases: Contraband

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Pariah”

Coming off very comparable to “Precious”, this drama is up for consideration for the Academy Awards. I am not completely sure any of these nominations will come to fruition, but I also have yet to see the film. Best Picture Nekisa Cooper (Producer) Best Director Dee Rees Best Actress Adepero Oduye Best Supporting Actor Charles Parnell Best Supporting Actress Kim Wayans Pernell Walker Aasha … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Pariah”