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Natalie Portman's New Sci-Fi Thriller Looks Like Another Stunning Entry in the Genre

Alex Garland’s Ex Machina was quietly one of the best movies of 2014 and is among one of the best sci-fi films of the 2000s. Having previously written cult classics 28 Days Later and Sunshine, Garland’s directorial debut came at a perfect time for the genre, when the likes of Her, Gravity, Inception, and Arrival are becoming award-caliber sci-fi movies.

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Mijke de Jong’s ‘Layla M.’ Selected as Dutch Entry for Foreign-Language Oscar Category

Mijke de Jong’s “Layla M.,” a topical drama which competed at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, has been selected as the Dutch entry for the foreign-language Oscar category. “Layla M.” revolves around a Dutch-Moroccan teenager (Nora el Koussour) who becomes radicalized in reaction to her country’s anti-Muslim measures. After marrying a devout young Jiha… Variety

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