The Discreet Hero: by Mario Vargas Llosa
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The Discreet Hero: by Mario Vargas Llosa

Holy Hell! Fargo Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Fargo Turns 20

Fargo shows the Coen Brothers working in a progressive, political fashion without sacrificing any other…

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Eisenstein in Guanajuato
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Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Greenaway’s queer revisionism is an important antidote to commonplace historicity, but it is both his…

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Hail, Caesar!
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Hail, Caesar!

Silence: by Shūsaku Endō
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Silence: by Shūsaku Endō

Hitchcock/Truffaut
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Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock/Truffaut is a breeze. It’s not a substitute for the book, but it doesn’t try…

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Tokyo Tribe
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Tokyo Tribe

Revisit: Mulholland Drive
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Revisit: Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive is compellingly watchable in part because of the precision and care with which…

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Bitches Brew: by George Grella Jr.
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Bitches Brew: by George Grella Jr.

What separates George Grella Jr.’s entry in the series, on Bitches Brew is that it…

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Goodnight Mommy
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Goodnight Mommy