Jeff, Who Lives at Home
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home

An oft-repeated, never entirely invalid criticism of the so-called “mumblecore” wave of filmmakers is that,…

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Delicacy
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Delicacy

It’s now been 10 years since Amélie, the trippy, flighty Jean-Pierre Jeunet romance that made…

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21 Jump Street
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21 Jump Street

It doesn’t matter if you are, like me, largely unfamiliar with the original “21 Jump…

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Casa de mi Padre
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Casa de mi Padre

At the very least, Casa de mi Padre might be considered an interesting failure. Teaming…

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi fulfills the promise of its title with shot after shot of…

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Gerhard Richter Painting
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Gerhard Richter Painting

Two large canvases hang from the vast walls of Gerhard Richter’s studio in the Hahnwald…

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Attenberg
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Attenberg

One of the reasons that Attenberg is a better film than Dogtooth (a film with…

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Shakespeare High
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Shakespeare High

School competitions are a great source of drama and exhilaration. Whether it is making it…

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John Carter
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John Carter

Flash Gordon is one of my favorite movies. If you’re going to adapt a comic…

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Let the Bullets Fly
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Let the Bullets Fly

A title card tells us that Let the Bullets Fly takes place somewhere in Southern…

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