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Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner played this weekend at the 52nd New York Film Festival. Sony Classics will release the film theatrically beginning December 19 in New York City. “When I peruse myself in the glass, I see a gargoyle,” the great English artist J.M.W. Turner (Timothy Spall) tells Mrs. Booth (Marion Bailey), his kindhearted landlady. Mrs. Booth, from whom Turner rents a room when he visits the...

#NYFF 2014: Jauja

Lisandro Alonso's Jauja screens tonight and Thursday night at the 52nd New York Film Festival. Cinema Guild will release the film theatrically. Like the second half of Gomes’s Tabu, Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja renders its colonial setting with techniques from the beginning of cinema right up to its bleeding edge, so that watching it one feels at once transported to the past, and on the precipice before an onflowing (alternate?) future. The aspect ratio is 4:3,...
Matías Piñeiro's Princess of France played at the 52nd New York Film Festival on Sunday and Monday. Cinema Guild will release the film theatrically. Princess Of France kicks off with a long, dazzlingly choreographed single take of a nocturnal soccer game, as graphic an illustration of the moment’s particulate matter as it is a foreshadowing of the movie’s borderline-oppressive formalism. (That the scrimmage is itself a prelude to the first dialogue scene—a rehearsal for a...
Pedro Costa's Horse Money screens tonight at tomorrow afternoon at the 52nd New York Film Festival. The film is currently without distribution. After honing a transparent form of docufiction with his Fontainhas trilogy, Pedro Costa returns to feature-length filmmaking with his most abstract film. Horse Money seems to take place in the collapsing framework of Ventura’s (Colossal Youth) mind, with locations reduced to faint outlines of city streets and hospital halls. Gradually, the old man...

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