From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Mortdecai
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Mortdecai

Any connoisseur of bad movies knows there are two types of major creative failures.

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Oeuvre: Varda: Cinévardaphoto
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Oeuvre: Varda: Cinévardaphoto

Varda’s films from this period develop an astute aesthetic interrogation beneath an air of breezy…

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Revisit: Onibaba
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Revisit: Onibaba

Onibaba makes a leap into the mythical just as its allegory becomes clear, a choice…

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The Day Shall Come
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The Day Shall Come

Oeuvre: Varda: Jacquot de Nantes
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Oeuvre: Varda: Jacquot de Nantes

Varda’s staging of the story stands out as a vivid act of compassion, as well…

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Oeuvre: Varda: Kung-Fu Master
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Oeuvre: Varda: Kung-Fu Master

Kung-Fu Master transgresses in the gentlest manner possible, while also tossing off frequent barbs at…

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Oeuvre: Varda: Jane B. by Agnès V
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Oeuvre: Varda: Jane B. by Agnès V

Varda is innately interested in digging into the aesthetic issue of beauty from a woman’s…

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Cold Case Hammarskjöld
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Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld plumbs the place where accepted factual record and conspiracy theories commingle.

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Bee Movie
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Bee Movie

Bee Movie serves a reminder of how little mass-market filmmaking has changed in the last…

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Oeuvre: Varda: Far from Vietnam
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Oeuvre: Varda: Far from Vietnam

As with Varda’s career, a nascent kernel of political awareness was developing into an activist…

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