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Telluride Film Festival

Telluride Review: Darkest Hour

Joe Wright’s stunner is no ordinary biopic of Sir Winston Churchill. It is a vigorously directed, tightly paced war thriller with nothing less at stake than saving the world from Adolf Hitler. Anchored by an exacting, measured but sweetly…

Telluride Diary: And So It Begins

Los Angeles is baking under a relentless sun, air conditioners stressed to capacity, its citizens hidden away watching the tragedies unfold in Texas and New Orleans, and I have never wanted more to disappear into the lush Shangri-La of the…

Telluride Diary: In the Big Muddy

Rain, wind and cold enveloped the splendid valley of Telluride as the film festival came alive for patrons and press. Occasional showers usually keep the sunny village in green but a full-blown storm was unexpected. Out came the umbrellas…

First reviews for The Danish Girl

Reviews for The Danish Girl out of Venice range on the high side of mixed, although all the critics seem to agree that Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander elevate the film far above any reservations each critic might harbor. Peter…

Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour

One of the best things about going to Telluride is meeting up with people I only get to see once a year, or thereabouts. Some of them will drift in and out of the upcoming events in Los Angeles but not most. They come from all over the…