Kristen Stewart

Film Review: Spencer is an unconventional tale of tragedy, reinforced by a mesmeric Kristen Stewart

January 20, 2022

In the opening moments of Pablo Larraín‘s Spencer, his subject – Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart, beyond impressive) – hopes to maintain any shred of autonomy she can through a lifestyle she knows has wildly altered her reality.  Late to a family Christmas celebratory weekend – the film focuses on December 24th-26th in the early 1990’s, […]

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Film Review: Kristen Stewart’s commanding performance overcomes Seberg‘s narrative flaws

January 29, 2020

Only one week after elevating the B-grade material of deep-sea thriller Underwater, Kristen Stewart further proves her innate ability of hoisting what little she has to work with on a script page to something of sublime quality in Seberg.  A biographical drama detailing a specific time period in the life of American actress Jean Seberg […]

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Film Review: Underwater is a sufficient but sometimes suffocating disaster film

January 23, 2020

January can be a bit of a dead zone for films, so it’s not a huge surprise that Underwater has ended up in this release period. A film that Disney, courtesy of its Fox acquisition, wound up with. It was completed back in 2017 and has been waiting for a better time to be released. […]

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Film Review: Charlie’s Angels offers just enough to prove its necessity in a year of pointless revivals

November 16, 2019

Ready to feel old? The big-screen adaptation of Charlie’s Angels was released almost 20 years ago. Yes, it’s been nearly two decades since Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu lit up the screen with McG’s (remember him?) glitzy relaunch that was all sorts of campy fun. Alright, it wasn’t exactly a masterful film. And it certainly […]

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Film Review: Personal Shopper (USA, 2016) falls flat with its supernatural elements

April 9, 2017

Poor Maureen (Kristen Stewart). Her boss, Kyra (Nora von Waldstätten) is impossible, sending her all over Europe for clothes and shoes she is too rich and famous to buy for herself. On top of that, her twin brother died a few months ago, and he still hasn’t contacted her from the beyond, even though he […]

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ACMI and Golden Age Cinema to exclusively screen Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women

April 7, 2017

Director Kelly Reichardt‘s (Meek’s Cutoff) award-winning latest release Certain Women, starring Michelle Williams, Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart, will be exclusively screening at selected venues later this month. ACMI will also be screening a limited season of Reichardt’s previous works, including Meek’s Cutoff,  Wendy and Lucy and Old Joy, to be screened on 35mm film. ACMI […]

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MIFF Review: Certain Women (USA, 2016) is a quiet, gentle piece of cinema

August 15, 2016

Proving to be the master of quiet filmmaking, Kelly Reichardt has established quite a name for herself within the independent cinematic industry. With slow-burning, patient films like Old Joy and Wendy and Lucy, her newest picture follows the style of her preceding work. Certain Women, an adaptation of short stories by Maile Meloy, shows Reichardt […]

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Watch the trailer for Kristen Stewart and Olivier Assayas’s Personal Shopper

May 19, 2016

Kristen Stewart‘s latest film, Personal Shopper, or better known as the film that was horrifically booed at the Cannes Film Festival this year, has an international trailer. While Personal Shopper was the boo-er’s choice for this year, to put things in perspective, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives were all […]

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