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SALMA HAYEK AND JOHN LITHGOW GO HEAD-TO-HEAD IN ‘BEATRIZ AT DINNER’

If the Trump era has taught us one thing, it’s that some differences are irreconcilable; you can talk at each other for hours, and those at opposites sides of an argument will never see eye-to-eye. Beatriz at Dinner doesn’t do anything to help assuage the unpleasant nature of this basic truth. There’s no sugar-coating, and there are far fewer laughs than the film’s marketing would have you believe. In writer Mike White and director Miguel Arteta’s latest collaboration, we experience a war of words that feels like War of the Worlds. Beatriz (Salma Hayek) is a healer. Doug (John Lithgow) [...]

FAITH IS CHALLENGED IN 2015 VENICE AWARD WINNER ‘FREE IN DEED’

Faith-based cinema has been on the steady rise for a while now. Films like Heaven is for Real, God’s Not Dead and Miracles from Heaven have proven to be extremely lucrative, and Hollywood has taken notice, bringing what was once a distinctly niche genre into the mainstream. These films have managed to pull in big name actors such as Jennifer Garner and Octavia Spencer, and have big box office numbers to match: the most recent entry into the genre, The Shack, made over 92 million worldwide. They’re films that can often feel like a breezy two-hour-long church service, preaching the divine power [...]

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    September 18, 2017
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    August 31, 2017
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  • We're giving everything away! We hope that'll be more than "just 8 bucks" because 100% of #TheLeisureSeeker ticket sales will be donated to the Keys relief effort via United Way of the Florida Keys. 🎬 Special screening of award-winning Italian #filmmaker Paolo Virzi’s The Leisure Seeker (Sunday, Oct. 15th at 1pm) starring #DonaldSutherland and #Oscarwinner #HelenMirren. #GemsFF 2017 #MiamiFF
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  • 🎬 GET READY @carpinterosmovie tonight! At @towertheatermiami // la anticipación nos mata. Hoy Carpinteros en el @towertheatermiami con invitados @josemariacabral y @jeanjeanx los esperamos! #MiamiFF
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  • 💎 #GemsFF is THE Film Festival Event of October! Tickets go on sale tomorrow! get on it - link on bio 💎
  • NO, UN CUENTO FLAMENCO - una ópera flamenca urbana y contemporánea, en la que la acción se expresa a través del baile. Dirigida por José Luis Tirado // NO, A FLAMENCO TALE - life is expressed in breathtaking spectacle and song. Tickets info on bio #GemsFF 2017
  • Mañana nos acompaña el director @josemariacabral y el actor @jeanjeanx en el @towertheatermiami con su película @carpinterosmovie // The event of Thursday night special screening of @carpinterosmovie with special guests, director @josemariacabral and @jeanjeanx at the @towertheatermiami see you there! #MiamiFF
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  • La actriz @nathaliepoza en #NoSeDecirAdiós. Un reencuentro entre una hija y un padre y entre dos hermanas ante la proximidad de la muerte de un padre. Abre el Domingo 15 Octubre. // Actress @nathaliepoza in CAN'T SAY GOODBYE directed by Lino Escalera - TICKETS ON SALE ON FRIDAY #GemsFF #MiamiFF
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  • #GemsFF Opening night film #CallMeByYourName #LucaGuadagnino’s queer romance starring @tchalamet and @armiehammer