Tomorrow creeps in its petty pace in the first image from Joel Coen’s Macbeth

As for their Closing Night and Centerpiece picks — would it be too much to hope for a gander at the new Paul Thomas Anderson? Share this Words Charles Bramesco @intothecrevasse Share this Share this As pandemic conditions start to loosen, everyone’s cataloguing their own little signs that “nature is returning,” and there’s no surer omen that normalcy has resumed for film obsessives than the revival of a proper festival season. The Tragedy of Macbeth, Joel Coen’s solo-directed take on the immortal Shakespearean tragedy, will kick things off at the…

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And yet, the constraints of the material do not succeed in holding her back, Efira somehow managing to deliver a genuine performance. In Retrospect. Any excitement drops off after the first act and Mad Libs can help you predict the ending. The film opens with two independent character threads that converge by chance, rendering them permanently interwoven in a sort of comedy of errors. Much of the intended comedy stems from the aforementioned notion of self-harm, specifically scenes featuring the repeated injury of Monsieur Blin (Nicholas Marié), a blind archivist…

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Based on the graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters (which Shyamalan was gifted by his daughter) the film follows insurance actuary Guy (Gael Garciá Bernal), his museum curator wife Prisca (Vicky Krieps) and their young children Maddox and Trent as they take a long-overdue holiday from their native Philadelphia to an idyllic resort that Prisca found online. It also becomes apparent that several of the guests are suffering from physical or mental ailments, which makes their situation even more dire; Shyamalan has a lot of fun…