Film

14 films to look out for at this year’s major festivals

It’s that time of year again where the late summer through autumn film festival circuit kicks into gear with the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals with London and New York following in late autum to early winter. We have a range of features premiering from the mainstream likes of …

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7 movie directors who could be the next big thing

Multiple directors have come and gone throughout the age of cinema. From the likes of Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese to the more obscure auteur likes of Paul Thomas Anderson and Todd Haynes, we have a variety of filmmakers to look up to. But this decade has seen multiple new …

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Bauble

5 of the best alternative Christmas movies

It’s Christmas time, and what better way to celebrate the season of good will to all men than a countdown of five alternative films to enjoy over the holiday season. Dim the lights, hang the mistletoe and enjoy. Carol Director: Todd Haynes To kick off the list, we have Todd …

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10 films to look forward to at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Bonjour mesdames et messieurs, c’est encore cette période de l’année. In the next few weeks, we will be seeing the seventy first edition of the Cannes Film Festival beginning. There’s been a wide list of selections, so we at MusicMagpie will be counting down a list of potential features to …

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Cinema

12 movies (almost) ruined by studio interference

We have spoken about it before and now Alex Garland’s follow-up to 2015’s Ex-Machina, an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation (the first book in the Southern Reach trilogy), is upon us. However, recently, it hasn’t been an easy road for Garland and the folks behind the film, with test screenings …

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