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    Brutally Human: Dir. David Mackenzie on His Outstanding Genre Film "Starred Up"

    Revitalizing the prison film genre by means of raw authenticity and powerful performances, David Mackenzie's ‘”Starred Up” is a bold exploration into the violent mind in the absence of freedom.

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    Review: Why 'Starred Up,' With Jack O'Connell, Isn't Your Average Prison Drama

    Jack O'Connell is terrific in this moving tale of a father and son united behind bars.

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    Interview: Director David Mackenzie On The Cast And The Process Behind 'Starred Up' Plus Upcoming Projects

    One of the highlights of the Göteborg International Film Festival, and indeed one of the highlights of our year so far, was catching up with David Mackenzie’s “Starred Up," which, if you missed our review first time out, you can read all about here. The unflinching but brutally human prison drama is...

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    Telluride Film Festival Review: 'Starred Up' Is a Moving Father-Son Drama Masquerading as a Brutal Prison Exposé

    Prison dramas tend to invite the expectations of intense, dangerous scenarios filled with violent confrontations and vulgar spats. British director David Mackenzie's gradually affecting "Starred Up" has all those ingredients but uses them for more precise means that merely revealing the harsh nature...

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    Watch: New Trailer For David MacKenzie's 'Perfect Sense' Starring Ewan McGregor & Eva Green

    Can Ewan McGregor string together strong back-to-back performances after Mike Mills' "Beginners"? Can he match the heartfelt chemistry he shared with Melanie Laurent in Mills' film with another much-loved Gallic thespian in Eva Green? And will David MacKenzie's fusion of a love story and a disaster ...

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    Review: David Mackenzie's Music Festival Rom-Com 'You Instead' Has A Tin Ear

    Not many films are set at music festivals. D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary, “Monterey Pop” is vital, we’ll grant you, and other rock docs that expose something fundamental about the artists they’re profiling (“Don’t Look Back,” “Gimme Shelter”) remain compelling portraits of some of the most important...

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    Watch: Trailer For David Mackenzie's Music Festival Rom-Com 'You Instead'

    David Mackenzie's an interesting sort of director. Ever since his debut a decade ago or so with the British indie "The Last Great Wilderness," he's created a series of solid, consistently interesting dramas, none of which are bad (though "Spread" comes close), but none of which are truly excellent e...

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    David Mackenzie Set To Adapt Georges Simenon's Crime Novel 'The Stain On The Snow'

    Even with two projects -- the sci-fi love story "Perfect Sense" and on-the-fly music-fest-set love story "You Instead" -- due to be unveiled this year, Scottish helmer David Mackenzie looks to show no signs of slowing down and is now attached to write and direct an adaptation of prolific Belgian wri...

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    New Look: David MacKenzie's On-The-Fly Music Fest Rom-Com 'You Instead'

    Director Also Eying Adaptation Of Toby Litt's Sci-Fi Novel 'Journey Into Space'Remember the rom-com David Mackenzie was shooting on-the-fly at the Scottish music festival, T In The Park, which follows the lead singer of an indie Scottish band who finds himself handcuffed to the vocalist of a big US ...

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    Trailer For 'Perfect Sense': A Chef & An Epidemiologist Fall In Love Until They Can't Feel Love

    Meet Susan. An epidemiologist who thinks all men are assholes. Now meet Michael, a sweetheart of a chef who sweeps Susan off her feet. Sounds like the beginnings of a romcom right? Not so.

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