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WATCH: First Trailer for Xavier Dolan's Cannes Smash 'Mommy'

Although it shockingly has yet to secure U.S. distribution, early reaction to Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan’s fifth feature “Mommy" --which took home the Cannes Competition jury prize--was upbeat. You can get a three-minute taste of this intense, emotional rocket ride of a family drama via the first official (and subtitle-free) trailer below, just ahead of its theatrical run in the writer-director’s native Quebec on September 19.
  • By Anne Thompson and Nick Newman
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  • July 17, 2014 12:44 PM
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Stream These: 10 Essential LGBT Art Films, From Jean Genet to Xavier Dolan

With San Francisco's Frameline Film Festival and LA's Outfest mere weeks away, it's that time of the year when the festival circuit gets a little queerer. And so, for those cinephiles looking to celebrate LGBT Pride Month at home, here are ten queer cinema essentials you can stream now.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • June 12, 2014 10:30 AM
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Outfest Unveils Strong Slate of LGBT Features, Docs and Shorts Including, Yes, Dolan's 'Tom at the Farm'

Outfest Los Angeles, now celebrating its 32nd birthday, has unveiled this year's full lineup of LGBT features, documentaries and shorts. The fest runs July 10-20.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • June 4, 2014 4:21 PM
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Cannes: Is Palme d'Or Contender 'Mommy' Xavier Dolan's Dearest Yet?

Like it or not, Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan is, at age 25, almost insufferably talented. This year marks his fourth trip to the Croisette as a director, as he debuted in 2009 with the intensely personal "I Killed My Mother." But his latest, "Mommy," is his first to bow in the Main Competition. And based on critics' initial reactions, it's a doozy.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 21, 2014 8:51 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: From Dolan's Punk Spirit to Ruiz's Final Farewell, TIFF Essentials on VOD (TRAILERS)

With the Toronto International Film Festival coming up this month, here are some essential films from the TIFF archives now streaming across VOD platforms.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 2, 2013 4:30 PM
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