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Doron Max Hagay on His No-Budget Monica Lewinsky Web Series, Monica

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You would think that the filmmaker behind such razor-sharp, atmospheric satires as Erica Wexler is Online and Perfect Thoughts would go for broke with an unsuspecting subject like Monica Lewinsky, but Doron Max Hagay had other plans when it came to designing his amusing new web…  Read more

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Reconfiguring on the Fly: David Lowery’s Pete’s Dragon Production Diary

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David Lowery doesn’t necessarily dole out directing tips in his production diary for the upcoming Disney remake of Pete’s Dragon, but they do seep through in the details. Currently on day 11 of 70 of the New Zealand-based production, many of Lowery’s entries touch upon the…  Read more

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Five Questions with Pervert Park Directors Frida and Lasse Barkfors

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First-ime feature filmmaking couple Frida and Lasse Barkfors set their sights on unraveling the taboo yet widespread condition of the sex offender in Pervert Park. At the Florida Justice Transitions trailer park in St. Petersburg, the film’s ostracized subjects work…  Read more

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“Someone Always Has to Compromise”: Peter Strickland on The Duke of Burgundy

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With The Duke of Burgundy, the cinephilic English director Peter Strickland has made his third — and perhaps best — film to playfully riff on genre conventions. What begins as a bloodless tale of mistress and maid blossoms into a…  Read more

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