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Live Action

A Mystery Devours a Group of Stranded Men in Andrey M Paounov & Alex Barrett’s Chilly Thriller ‘January’

Director Andrey Paounov & Screenwriter Alex Barrett expound on how they created the absurd, maddening atmosphere of their snowbound folk horror feature.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Nina Ognjanović’s Slamdance Debut ‘Where the Road Leads’ Encapsulates the Push-and-Pull of Rural Living

Nina Ognjanović explains creating her Serbian mystery-western through widescreen frames, rigorous location scouting and a less-is-more approach.

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Article

Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Features of 2022

From bangers and pop culture celebrations to stories that mine memories and relationships for meaning Jeanie Finlay runs through her top ten films of 2022.

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Article

Sarah Smith Top Ten Feature Films of 2022

Driven by debut features, Sarah Smith unveils what films she revelled in over 2022 and why they made it to her top ten list.

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Article

James Maitre Top Ten Feature Films of 2022

James sifts through the feature-length cinematic offerings of 2022 and presents a list of the ten films that affected him the most this year.

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Article

Redmond Bacon Top 10 Features of 2022

From in-depth character studies to cracking genre pictures, Redmond's top 10 films of the year showe off a varied, stunning year.

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Film Festival

Ten Impressively Innovative Feature Films From London Film Festival 2022

DN advocates for a selection of ten eye-opening hidden gems from the wealth of feature films screened at London Film Festival 2022.

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Live Action

Natalia López Gallardo’s ‘Robe of Gems’ Depicts the Pervasive Climate of Fear Drug Cartels Impose on Mexican Life

Natalia López Gallardo reveals the intuitive layered approach to cinematic composition and structure she took for her Silver Bear-winning debut feature.

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Film Festival

66th London Film Festival Preview: Bigger and Broader

DN previews the expansive slate of feature films and shorts on display at the UK-wide 2022 edition of the London Film Festival.

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Live Action

David Easteal’s Intimate Transportive Commuter Epic ‘The Plains’ Shows Us How Less Can Easily Be More

David Easteal returns to DN to discuss shooting almost entirely from the back of a car for his truly transportive hybrid docu-fiction feature debut.

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Live Action

Ninja Thyberg’s Debut Feature ‘Pleasure’ Commands Us to Reconsider Preconceived Notions of the Porn Industry

Ninja Thryberg talks about applying her background in photography to reveal the hidden fringes within the porn industry in her provocative debut feature.

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Live Action

Alex Camilleri & Jon Natchez Talk the Art of Street Casting and Composing for Stirring Fisherman Drama ‘Luzzu’

Director Alex Camilleri and Composer Jon Natchez discuss crafting the perfect musical statement to underpin their neo-realist Maltese drama.

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