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Mank

Studio: Netflix
Directed by David Fincher

Dec 03, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Mank is the ultimate ode to both classic Hollywood and the filmmaking process.  More

Crock of Gold - A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Studio: Magnolia
Directed by Julien Temple

Dec 02, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Shane MacGowan, the legendary and totemic lead singer of Irish-proto-punk band The Pogues, is the subject of Julien Temple’s latest rock-documentary. More

Hillbilly Elegy

Studio: Netflix
Directed by Ron Howard

Nov 23, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Adapted from J.D. Vance’s hit memoir of the same name, Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy is a coming-of-age story, hoping to capture the essence of growing up white and poor and with limited options in a small town in the outskirts of Appalachia. More

Wolfwalkers

Studio: Apple TV+
Directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart

Nov 16, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

The latest animation from Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon is an astonishing and beautiful work, a magical, reimagined Irish folk tale set during Cromwell’s oppressive rule in the 1600’s. More

Ammonite

Studio: Neon
Directed by Francis Lee

Nov 13, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Francis Lee returns with his sophomore effort, Ammonite, another tale of deeply rooted passion and longing. More

The Climb

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Directed by Michael Angelo Covino

Nov 12, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Based off of the 2018 short film of the same name, Michael Angelo Covino’s The Climb is an affecting, if not fully mastered, ode to the power of friendship. More

Ms. Purple

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Justin Chon

Nov 09, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

A superb character study that feels emboldening and important. More

Jungleland

Studio: Vertical Entertainment
Directed by Max Winkler

Nov 05, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Jungleland's jabbing scenes will indeed still sting in your mind’s eye long after the ref counts down, the bell rings and the credits roll. More

Herself

Studio: Amazon Studios
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd

Oct 27, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Director Phyllida Lloyd changes tack in this uplifting vignette, which echoes Erin Brockovich onto present day Dublin. More