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Revisiting the Career of Claire Denis as ‘High Life’ Turns 4

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the release of High Life, the English language debut of prolific French director Claire Denis. The 2018 film stars Robert Pattinson as Monte, a man fighting for the survival of both himself and his baby daughter on board a doomed space flight. The film’s themes of sexuality and existentialism, as well as its expert use of lighting and camera techniques (which lend both beauty and horror to each shot), fit perfectly into Claire’s more.


Composer Rachel Portman is a Mastermind of Movie Music

Today is the seventh anniversary of the release date of Their Finest, a period drama directed by Lone Scherfig about a scriptwriter for propaganda films during the time of the Blitz. The score of the film had to take the viewer back in time to the 40’s, while bolstering the high stakes and drama, and balancing the romantic elements of the more.