Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Through the Olive Trees
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Through the Olive Trees

Through the Olive Trees focuses on the pure question of the interaction between truth and…

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Criminally Underrated: Matchstick Men
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Criminally Underrated: Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men proves that when focused, Scott’s particular eye for visual flair is well suited…

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Revisit: 45 Years
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Revisit: 45 Years

Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Life, and Nothing More…
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Life, and Nothing More…

A transitional work that’s enriched by comparison to those which surround it, transmuting humanistic, ground-level…

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Revisit: Blood Simple
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Revisit: Blood Simple

Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Close-Up
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Close-Up

Is deception inherently malicious or can lying be its own kind of catharsis, a victimless…

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Revisit: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
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Revisit: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig is the rare instance of a film adaptation that works better than an earlier…

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Interview: Colm McCarthy
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Interview: Colm McCarthy

Oeuvre: Abbas Kiarostami: Homework
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Oeuvre: Abbas Kiarostami: Homework

The culture documented here may well horrify American children and adults alike.

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Atomic Dog
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Atomic Dog

The filmmakers didn’t even get the rights to George Clinton’s 1982 dancefloor smash.

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