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The Weekly MUBI Digest | 16th February 2019 |

The Weekly MUBI Digest | 16th February 2019 |

With solely every week till the Oscars, MUBI is stepping into the awards season spirit with a weekend double-bill of Winter’s Bone and Foxcatcher. And, if you wish to see an award-worth efficiency on the large display, you should use MUBI Go (which provides a free cinema ticket each week to its subscribers) to see A Personal Warfare at collaborating cinemas.

What’s new, coming quickly and leaving quickly on the subscription service? That is your weekly MUBI Digest:


This week on MUBI

Awards 2019: Winter’s Bone – 16th February

Jennifer Lawrence delivers a star-making efficiency on this thriller, which sees a decided Ozark Mountain woman go on a harmful seek for her drug-dealing father, who has skipped bail. Chilly and bleak, with a cracking supporting flip from John Hawkes, this can be a frostbitten pleasure.

Awards 2019: Foxcatcher – 17th February

Channing Tatum delivers a knock-out efficiency as actual life wrestler Mark Schultz, who’s taken underneath the wing of Steve Carrell’s eccentric millionaire, John du Pont. Supported by Mark Ruffalo as Mark’s beneficiant older brather, director Bennett Miller captures the shifting energy stability of the trio with a chilling detachment.

Hong Sang-soo: The Day After – 18th February

Areum is wanting ahead to her first day of labor at a small publishing home, unaware that she’s changing the boss’s lover who just lately left him. She is subsequently caught off-guard when the boss’s spouse causes a scene within the perception that Areum was to be the recipient of a love letter.

Wim Wenders: Tokyo-Ga – 19th February

German director Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the world of 1 his “masters” in cinema, Japanese celebrated movie director Yasujiro Ounces. Sequences of Wenders’ view of Japan alternates with encounters and interviews with crew and cast-members of Ounces’s movies.

Awards 2019: The Virgin Spring – 20th February

Christians Töre and Märeta ship their daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter Ingeri, to ship candles to a church. On the best way, the women meet three goat herders who brutally rape and homicide Karin. When the killers search refuge of their household’s farm, Töre plots a becoming revenge.

Awards 2019: Beasts of the Southern Wild – 21st February

Magical realism writ giant, Beasts of the Southern is a beautiful, unhappy depiction of a kid’s view of the world, that includes a star-making flip from Quvenzhané Wallis.

A Overseas Affair – 22nd February

Congresswoman Phoebe Frost travels to postwar Berlin to research stories that an American officer could also be defending cabaret singer Erika von Schlütow, the previous mistress of a number one Nazi. Miss Frost falls for her army escort Captain Pringle, unaware that he’s in reality the singer’s paramour.


Different new releases on MUBI

Awards 2019: Tyrannosaur

Olivia Colman deserved all of the awards for her heartbreaking flip in Paddy Considine’s highly effective, intense drama about home abuse, co-starring a superb (and completely loathsome) Eddie Marsan. Learn our full evaluation

Awards 2019: Youngsters of Males

Alfonso Cuaron’s exceptional dystopian sci-fi, starring Clive Owen, solely feels extra related 12 years after it was launched. Learn our full assessment

Awards 2019: Fish Tank

This 2009 movie sees 15 yr previous Mia get somewhat too near her mum’s boyfriend (Michael Fassbender). Shot in an house block with a uncooked immediacy, it gained the Jury Prize at Cannes – saying Andrea Arnold as certainly one of Britain’s most enjoyable filmmakers. A free-wheeling, intimate drama that captures the claustrophobia of council flat dwelling, and (like lots of Arnold’s movies) captures the rolling Essex panorama with the shadow and color of a Constable portray. Excellent.

Berlinale: Lodge Dallas

1980s Romania. The TV present Dallas turns into an enormous hit and evokes a younger lady to immigrate to America. Playfully mixing fiction and documentary, Lodge Dallas is a surreal parable of communism, capitalism, and the facility of artwork.

Berlinale: Brothers of the Night time

Delicate boys by day, kings by night time. The movie follows younger Bulgarian Roma who come to Vienna in search of freedom and a fast buck. They promote their our bodies as if that’s all that they had. What comforts them, so removed from house, is the sensation of being collectively. However the nights are lengthy and unpredictable.

Berlinale: Victory Day

Yearly, on the ninth of Might, individuals collect in Treptower Park in Berlin. They arrive dressed of their greatest outfits or in Soviet army uniform. They carry flags, banners and posters, they sing, dance and drink. They have fun the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany.

Berlinale: Pendular

A pair composed of a male sculptor and a feminine dancer cut up their empty loft with a strip of orange tape to mark their respective working area, a divide which modifications the character of their relationship. Steadily the younger artists’ works bleed collectively and encourage each other.


Richard Ayoade’s gently hilarious coming-of-age story is high quality naval gazing cinema.

Central Airport THF

From its storied historical past glorified by the Nazis and enshrined for its position within the Berlin Airlift, Berlin’s Tempelhof might be the world’s most well-known airport. Karim Aïnouz’s hanging documentary explores the important position it has at present, housing refugees in its astounding, repurposed structure.

Laura Huertas Millán: Black Solar

Just like the black solar of an eclipse, Antonia is a lyrical singer of exuberant and darkish magnificence. Recovering from a suicide try in a rehabilitation establishment, all her household ties are irreparably damaged. However her sister stays deeply affected by what occurred. Might they reunite as soon as once more? MUBI kicks off a triple-bill devoted to Laura Huertas Millán with this 2016 brief documentary.

Laura Huertas Millán: La Libertad

MUBI continues its run of Laura Huertas Millán brief docs, as matriarchs assemble round a backstrap loom, a pre-Hispanic method preserved by indigenous ladies of Mesoamerica. Unfolding like a weaving of figures and the gestures making up this labor, the movie circulates between a home area, an archaeological museum, and a weavers’ cooperative.

MyFFF: Maintain an Eye Out

MUBI begins a trio of titles from this yr’s My French Movie Pageant with Quentin Dupieux’s absurd new comedy. Maintain an Eye Out locations asinine slapstick and ingenuous dialogue within the ripe confines of a police interrogation to chaotic, hilarious and cathartic impact.

MyFFF: Let the Women Play

The true, kick-ass story of the primary feminine soccer staff in France, this comedy places the macho alpha males of the late 60s again of their place, and scores with each joke.

MyFFF: Black Tide

Dany, the Arnault household’s teenage son, has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective. He units out to seek out the lacking teenager whereas he’s reluctant to maintain his personal son, Denis, 16, who appears to be combined up in drug trafficking. Erick Zonca returns with a fiercely darkish and twisting thriller, led by an unforgettably risky Vincent Cassel.

Wim Wenders: Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas follows the mysterious, almost mute drifter Travis (a powerful Harry Dean Stanton, whose face is a panorama all its personal) as he tries to reconnect together with his younger son, dwelling together with his brother in Los Angeles, and his lacking spouse.

Wim Wenders: The American Good friend

Jonathan Zimmerman, an image framer who suffers from a deadly illness, crosses paths with Tom Ripley, who trafficks in cast artworks. Drawn into an underworld of shady gangsters, Zimmerman is tempted to commit homicide for a sum of cash that might make sure the welfare of his household after his demise.

byNWR: Devil in Excessive Heels

This 1962 exploitation pic stars Meg Myles as Stacey Kane, a voluptuous burlesque dancer who robs her drug-addicted husband, then skips city and heads for the Huge Apple, the place she finds work at a high-end strip membership.

“The movie was the venture of a few of the foremost purveyors of underground S&M and fetish artwork of the time, together with producer Leonard Burtman. Found in a closed movie lab, the unique 35mm adverse underwent hours of painstaking repairs to image & soundtrack, which had begun to deteriorate.” –NWR

Les Undesirable de Europa

MUBI handpicks some favourites from final yr’s Rotterdam Movie Pageant, with Fabrzia Ferraro’s 2018 street film delving into the which means of exile by confronting human vulnerability with the immensity of panorama.

Hong Sang-soo: Claire’s Digital camera

Movie gross sales assistant Man-hee is working in Cannes however is abruptly fired midway by way of the pageant. Now unmoored, she strikes up a friendship with Claire, a French instructor and first-time customer to the pageant. By probability, Claire additionally turns into associates with Man-hee’s boss and Korean filmmaker So.

Hong Sang-Soo: On the Seashore at Night time Alone

Younger-hee visits a pal in Hamburg to nurse a damaged coronary heart with all the keenness of the romantic drifter overseas. In the meantime, again in Gangneung and with the soju flowing, Younger-hee questions the social attitudes which have punished her relationship with a married movie director.

Hong Sang-soo: Your self and Yours

Painter Youngsoo hears secondhand that his girlfriend, Minjung, has just lately had (many) drinks with an unknown man. This results in a quarrel that appears to finish their relationship. The subsequent day, he units out in the hunt for her, on the similar time that Minjung has a collection of encounters with unusual males.


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Final probability to stream: Titles leaving MUBI quickly

The Blues Brothers
Out there till finish of: 16th February

Maintain an Eye Out
Out there till finish of: 17th February

Let the Women Play
Out there till finish of: 18th February

Proper Now, Mistaken Then
Out there till finish of: 19th February

Kings of the Street
Out there till finish of: 20th February

Out there till finish of: 21st February

Out there till finish of: 22nd February

Do the Proper Issues
Obtainable till finish of: 23rd February

Inside Man
Obtainable till finish of: 24th February


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