Revisit: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams
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Revisit: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams

Film legend Akira Kurosawa ran into a problem when pitching a film stemming from his…

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Wakefield
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Wakefield

Lester Burnham comes to mind when considering the antisocial response to upper-middle class ennui at…

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Everything, Everything
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Everything, Everything

Alien: Covenant
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Alien: Covenant

The best thing about the first Alien was its combination of character development and restraint.…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Shirin
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Shirin

Kiarostami has always been known to intertwine practice with theory, and Shirin plays like an…

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Holy Hell! Jackie Brown Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Jackie Brown Turns 20

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Part WWII displacement tale and part Nazi horror from the outside looking in, all in…

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Dead Awake
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Dead Awake

With absolutely nothing new to offer, Dead Awake is content to coast on a flimsy…

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Rediscover: The Headless Woman
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Rediscover: The Headless Woman

A careful character study that doubles as a political allegory, a formally experimental cinematic undertaking…

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Violet
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Violet

The spirit of Gus Van Sant hangs over Violet, Belgian director Bas Devos’s feature debut.

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