Tag Archives: Triumph

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Review: Tragedy, Triumph, Cartoons

On the surface, it sounds like one of those true-life, triumph-over-adversity tearjerkers that Hollywood spoon-feeds folks with numbing frequency. But thankfully, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot approaches the cliff of sentiment without going over the edge. Based on the 1989 memoir by Portland, Oregon cartoonist John Callahan, the film traces what happens when this party-hard, skirt-chasing boozehound ...

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‘Eighth Grade’ Review: Tender Take on Teen Angst Is Flat-Out Triumph

I’ve been talking and thinking about this fun-to-decode, impossible-to-forget gift from the cinema gods since I saw it at Sundance in January. Now Eighth Grade is going into wide release – and no excuses will be accepted for you missing it. First-time filmmaker Bo Burnham – the 27-year-old, comedy-and-music dude from YouTube – has taken the tiniest details in the ...

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‘Roseanne’ Upends the TV Industry, Proving Middle America Can Help Broadcast Triumph

Network executive call sheets were probably filled Wednesday with producers, agents, and stars ringing to pitch their own reboot ideas. TV is already on nostalgia overdrive — IndieWire counts more than 60 remakes and reboots currently underway or in development, and the tremendous return of “Roseanne” will only press the accelerator. Perhaps that’s not a bad thing, giving the audience ...

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John Oliver's Marlon Bundo Book Isn't Just Great Trolling—It's a 40-Page Triumph

Last week, Second Lady Karen Pence and her daughter Charlotte, 24, released a children’s book called Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President. Written by mom and illustrated by daughter, the story follows the family’s real-life pet rabbit, Instagram influencer Marlon Bundo, for a day in the Capitol with “Grampa.” Advertisement – Continue Reading Below

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'Isle of Dogs' Review: Wes Anderson's Stop-Motion Canine Fairy Tale Is a Triumph

Expect to wag your metaphorical tail in delight over Wes Anderson’s new animated joyride into a canine universe with political undercurrents sure to strike a human chord. It’s art cinema instilled with a child’s sense of wonder – which is also true of of the quirky auteur’s live-action films, from Rushmore to The Grand Budapest Hotel. Following 2009’s Fantastic Mr. ...

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'A Fantastic Woman' Review: Oscar-Nominated Trans Melodrama Is She-Persisted Triumph

At the core of this indelibly moving film – Chile’s entry in the Oscar race for Best Foreign-Language feature – is a performance of surpassing beauty and tenderness. Daniela Vega is the first openly transgender actress and model in Chile, and her portrayal of Marina Vidal, a trans woman who works as a waitress in Santiago to support her career ...

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News: Nisade launches new property, Vale Rusutsu, following World Ski Awards triumph

Hokkaido is already famous for its mountain splendour, and the future of the landscape just got rosier. Fresh from victory at the World Ski Awards, Kamori Kanko and Nisade have announced a partnership that will launch a multi-million-dollar makeover of Rusutsu Resort. As Hokkaido’s largest all-season resort, Rusutsu is beloved for its magical winter skiing and vibrant summer landscapes. Nisade ...

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