Archive for October, 2015

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The Lobster

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Amusing, disturbing and quite surreal, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster is a very singular work delivering an incisive portrait of a totalitarian society. Supported by a cold, meticulous direction and subtle performances, Mr. Lanthimos’ work clearly takes a stand against normality, both surprising and frightening spectators. The movie is set in a rehabilitation center for bachelors located in a grand hotel. During their […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 27th 2015

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 27th 2015

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Here are our Top 3 blu-ray releases for October 27th, this week bringing on Blu Ray some strong contenders: Mulholland Dr. David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr. which is one of my favorite movies – I even had the poster hanging in my living room for years – is getting the A-list treatment courtesy of Criterion Collection. This hypnotic Lynchian cult film has been […]

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AFI Fest 2015 Full Lineup Announced

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The complete AFI Fest film lineup has been unveiled and we are once again getting a best of the festival circuit, which is a good thing. This year, AFI fest includes plenty of works from renown international filmmakers with names such as Werner Herzog, Marco Bellocchio, Jacques Audiard, Philippe Garrel, Jia Zhang-ke, Arnaud Desplechin, Chantal Akerman, László Nemes, Naomi Kawase, Matteo Garrone and Guy Maddin. Some of these movies already got […]

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AFI Fest 2015

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The 2015 edition of AFI Fest is running from Thursday November 5th to Thursday November 12th at its usual Hollywood and Highland location, most of the screenings taking place at the Chinese, Dolby and Egyptian theatres. The festival will open with Angelina Jolie’s drama By The Sea, where she co-stars with Brad Pitt, and will close with Adam McKay’s The Big Short, […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 20th 2015

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 20th 2015

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Here are our Top 3 blu-ray releases for October 20th, which will take you on three different continents: Güeros If you’ve been reading Plume Noire religiously, you probably already know that Alonso Ruiz Palacios’s Güeros was one of our favorite movies last year after catching it at AFI Fest. Following three young men on a journey involving self-discovery, political consciousness and […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 6th 2015

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 6th 2015

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Here are our Top 5 blu-ray releases for October 6th: Horror Classics, Volume One Collection With October come the usual Horror releases and this year we kicking off the season with a box set featuring “classics” from Hammer films. This Blu-ray box set includes The Mummy (this is the version with  Christopher Lee version, not 1932 movie starring Boris Karloff), Dracula Has Risen From […]

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