Rediscover: Penitentiary
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Rediscover: Penitentiary

John G. Avildsen’s Rocky remains one of 1976’s most significant films, simultaneously launching the career…

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Revisit: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
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Revisit: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

Following his relatively tame, Academy Award-nominated international breakthrough, Women on the Verge of a Nervous…

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Revisit: The Straight Story
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Revisit: The Straight Story

David Foster Wallace, in his essay “David Lynch Keeps His Head,” refers to the term…

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Revisit: Rififi
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Revisit: Rififi

Early in Jules Dassin’s 1955 crime masterpiece Rififi, we meet Tony le Stéphanois (Jean Servais),…

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Rediscover: The Housemaid
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Rediscover: The Housemaid

Cinema burst open in 1960, a year that has since defined what is considered modern…

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Revisit: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
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Revisit: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Jim Jarmusch is a director at once detached and strictly controlling. He makes philosophical, or…

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Rediscover: The Singing Ringing Tree
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Rediscover: The Singing Ringing Tree

There’s a fine line between childlike fantasy and psychedelic visions. From Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland…

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Rediscover: Dry Summer
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Rediscover: Dry Summer

A few years ago, we ran a feature about the biggest Bitches, Bastards and Badasses…

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Rediscover: Trances
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Rediscover: Trances

Rediscover: Redes
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Rediscover: Redes

Redes (1936) is an important Mexican gem that straddles both feature film and documentary, a…

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