Suryani Liauw

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What Is Remembered

In a hotel room in Vancouver, Meriel as a young woman is putting on her short white summer gloves. She wears a beige linen dress and a flimsy white scarf over her hair. Dark hair, at that time. She smiles, because she has remembered something that Queen Sirikit of Thailand said, or was quoted as …

Literature

New Horizons - The Prologue to Chapter 3

YOU ARE READING<p>New Horizons<p>A light science-fiction story about a boy who has the internet in his mind and a will to survive the human race.

The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: the full list

The Guardian film team’s favourite movies released in the US this year is complete, headed by the powerful story of a young man’s fight for affirmation<p>• See the UK cut of our list • More on the best culture of 2016<p>1<p>Moonlight<p>Heartrending account of a black teenager’s struggle to come to terms with …

New Jersey

The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Watch: A Feminist Guide to the Kick-Ass Women of Studio Ghibli

READ MORE: ‘Only Yesterday’ Trailer Brings Studio Ghibli Masterpiece to America for First Time in 25 Years<p>Aside from creating some of the most …

The 14 Best Movie Performances of 2016 So Far

Best-Movie-Performances-2016<p>As 2016 reaches the halfway mark, critics Owen Gleiberman and Peter Debruge look back and choose the best acting …

Sundance

The Most Anticipated Films of 2016

13 Hours<p><b>Jan. 15</b><p>Michael Bay directs the fact-based action-thriller that could cause trouble for the Hillary Clinton campaign. John Krasinski, Pablo …

Film Industry

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

Q&A With Leonardo DiCaprio and ‘The Revenant’ Director Alejandro G. Inarritu (VIDEO)

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Emily Blunt

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

Art

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

<b>January</b><p>Let’s face it: January’s notoriously bad for movies. Maybe curl up with a book instead?<p><b>February</b><p>Feb. 5: <i>Hail Caesar!</i><p>The Coen brothers’ next …

Movies

The True Story Behind the Movie Joy

For most people, placing their life story in the hands of a director might stir up more than a few anxieties. There’s a reason, after all, why most …

Joy (Movie)

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Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

Top 10

After the Revolution

Bernardo Bertolucci revisits Paris.<p>The Langlois Affair began on February 9, 1968. That was the day when Henri Langlois, the director of the Cinémathèque Française, which he had established, in the mid-thirties, with his friend Georges Franju, and dedicated to preserving and exhibiting movies from …

Andy Warhol

Bobby Fischer and the Difficulty of Making Movies About Geniuses

The prestige season of movies is the season of bio-pics. The three spotlight screenings at the New York Film Festival are bio-pics (“The Walk,” “Steve Jobs,” and “Miles Ahead”) and bio-pics about Hank Williams, Chet Baker, and the Kray brothers are coming up soon, too. I confess that I like the …

Making Movies

And the Oscar may go to: 30 movies we've already seen which could win big

Contrary to popular belief, Oscar contenders don’t only premiere in the autumn. Keep these films on your radar as the red carpets are rolled out<p>Autumn is when studios typically unspool their serious-minded awards contenders. But with major film festivals like Sundance, Berlinale and SXSW all …

Mad Max

The 25 Most Jennifer Lawrence Things Jennifer Lawrence Has Ever Done

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Jennifer Lawrence

Christopher Nolan Shares DIY Shooting Tricks of His No-Budget First Film, 'Following'

Director Christopher Nolan is best known for <i>The Dark Knight</i> trilogy of blockbusters, and a film with a sound so powerful it's been replicated in many …

Things I've Learned: Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle has directed hit films in a wide array of genres—from the cautionary drug saga <i>Trainspotting</i> to the inspirational, Oscar-winning drama</i> …

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Literature

The Death of the Bond Girl Is the Best Thing That’s Happened to Women in Hollywood

How female spies made up for everything else that’s gone wrong for women this summer.<p>The phrase “Bond girl” itself will probably never die, but like “007” and “Moneypenny” and “M,” it’s a label that’s taken on many forms, and has now outgrown the bikini-clad, gold-drenched objects of yore to the …

Swimwear

20 Movies That Understand The Complexities of Female Friendship

14. All I Wanna Do (1998, Sarah Kernochan)<p>All I Wanna Do (also known as Strike! And The Hairy Bird) tells the history of the D.A.R (Daughters of …

Michelangelo Antonioni: stately cinematic master or pretentious bore?

The re-release of the Italian director’s 1962 masterpiece L’Eclisse should settle that matter once and for all<p>Is Ozu slow, the punters ask; is Bergman overrated? Is Antonioni pretentious? For me the answer to all three questions is no. With Ozu, you need to slow yourself down, Bergman we can fight …

Built Environment

Variety Names 10 Actors to Watch for 2015

<i>Variety</i> is pleased to announce its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has bestowed since 1998.<p><i>Variety</i> VP and executive …

Film Festivals

Finding The True Philosophical Discussion In 'Irrational Man'

Woody Allen's lovely new movie, <i>Irrational Man</i>, tells the story of an alcoholic philosophy professor, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who arrives one summer to take up a teaching gig at an idyllic, elite liberal arts college.<p>I'm not sure what is more far-fetched, the proposition that the entire campus is …

Woody Allen

All 43 Meryl Streep Movie Performances, Ranked From Worst to Best

<i>This list was originally published in August 2015. We’ve updated it to include</i> The Post.<p>Want a convincing case for the value of a postgraduate …

Stalag 17 review – Billy Wilder's fascinating POW movie

(Billy Wilder, 1953; Eureka!, DVD/Blu-ray)<p>After the dissolution of his lengthy collaboration with producer Charles Brackett at Paramount Studios following one of their greatest successes with <i>Sunset Boulevard</i>, Billy Wilder became his own producer on what many regard as his finest film, that masterly …

Wilder

This Is The Latest Harry Potter Theory Driving Muggles Mad

If we’ve learned anything about the Harry Potter series over the years, it’s that fans will never let it go. Numerous theories and questions about …

Books