Rediscover: The Stranger
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Rediscover: The Stranger

Satyajit Ray’s first film, Pather Panchali (1955), takes place in a Bengali village, but his…

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Rediscover: An Enemy of the People
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Rediscover: An Enemy of the People

Rediscover: The Home and the World
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Rediscover: The Home and the World

Satyajit Ray suffered his first heart attack on the set of The Home and the…

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Rediscover: La Vie de Bohème
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Rediscover: La Vie de Bohème

Films about starving artists often portray those living the bohemian lifestyle as boorish, insane or…

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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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