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  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ★★★½

    SOUND OF METAL (15)
    D: Darius Marder
    Amazon/Caviar/Ward Four/Flat 7 (Bill Benz, Kathy Benz, Bert Hamelinck & Sacha Ben Harroche)
    US 2019 (released 2020)
    120 mins

    Drama

    W: Darius Marder
    DP: Daniel Bouquet
    Ed: Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
    Mus: Abraham Marder & Nicolas Becker

    Riz Ahmed (Ruben Stone), Olivia Cooke (Lou Berger), Paul Raci (Joe), Lauren Ridloff (Diane), Mathieu Amalric (Richard Berger)

    Filmed in 2019 and released to streaming services in 2020, Sound Of Metal is a drama about a heavy metal drummer…

  • Written on the Wind

    Written on the Wind

    ★★★

    WRITTEN ON THE WIND (PG)
    D: Douglas Sirk
    Universal-International (Albert Zugsmith)
    US 1956
    99 mins

    Drama

    W: George Zuckerman
    DP: Russell Metty
    Ed: Russell F. Schoengarth
    Mus: Frank Skinner

    Rock Hudson (Mitch Wayne), Lauren Bacall (Lucy Moore Hadley), Robert Stack (Kyle Hadley), Dorothy Malone (Marylee Hadley), Robert Keith (Jasper Hadley)

    Very much a product of its time, this Douglas Sirk melodrama revolves around various love triangles between an alcoholic playboy, his best friend and a sultry executive secretary.
    The performances…

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  • Gomorrah

    Gomorrah

    GOMORRAH (18)
    D: Matteo Garrone
    Fandango/RAI (Domenico Proacci)
    Italy 🇮🇹 2008
    137 mins

    Crime/Drama

    W: Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni DiGregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso & Roberto Saviano [based on the novel by Roberto Saviano]
    DP: Marco Onorato
    Ed: Marco Spoletini

    Salvatore Abruzzese (Toto), Gianfelice Imparato (Don Ciro), Ciro Petrone (Ciro), Maria Nazionale (Maria), Toni Servillo (Franco)

    Based on investigating reporter Roberto Saviano's novel, Gomorrah portrays the Mafia culture so deep-rooted in the Italian city of Naples that almost every person…

  • Ready or Not

    Ready or Not

    ★★★

    READY OR NOT (18)
    D: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett
    Fox Searchlight/Mythology (Tripp Vinson, James Vanderbilt, William Sherak & Bradley J. Fischer)
    US 🇺🇸 2019
    95 mins

    Horror/Thriller

    W: Guy Busick & R. Christopher Murphy
    DP: Brett Jutkiewicz
    Ed: Terel Gibson
    Mus: Brian Tyler

    Samara Weaving (Grace), Adam Brody (Daniel), Mark O'Brien (Alex), Henry Czerny (Tony), Andie McDowell (Becky), Melanie Scrofano (Emilie), Nicky Guadagni (Aunt Helene)

    The film begins with new bride Grace (Samara Weaving) marrying into the wealthy Le Domas family, who…