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Indie Focus: Worlds of absurdity and emotion in 'The Lobster,' 'High-Rise' and 'Love & Friendship'

Indie Focus: Worlds of absurdity and emotion in 'The Lobster,' 'High-Rise' and 'Love & Friendship'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

This week we look at three of my favorite movies of the year so far, plus an extremely exciting retrospective discovery. It’s such a crowded week of strong new films that even last year’s Palme d’Or winner at Cannes — Jacques Audiard’s “Dheepan” — might feel slightly pushed aside. Audiard is one of the sharpest, most charming filmmakers at work today, and I’ll be publishing an interview with him...

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