Rediscover: Death in Venice
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Rediscover: Death in Venice

Oeuvre: Varda: One Hundred and One Nights
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Oeuvre: Varda: One Hundred and One Nights

The spiraling mania of creative passion that fuels Varda’s film is a testament to her…

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Holy Hell: The Mummy Turns 20
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Holy Hell: The Mummy Turns 20

Rediscover: Fleshpot on 42nd Street
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Rediscover: Fleshpot on 42nd Street

“Wilder than you can imagine!” “Explicit beyond belief!” Taglines for the 1973 grindhouse quickie Fleshpot…

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Oeuvre: Varda: The Young Girls Turn 25
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Oeuvre: Varda: The Young Girls Turn 25

Who can blame Varda for pretending, in 1991 only months after her husband’s death, that…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Ghost in the Darkness
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Ghost in the Darkness

There’s surely a better version of this film without Douglas on screen at all.

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Rediscover: Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day
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Rediscover: Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day

A clear-eyed story of an everyday family and the ways they work together to overcome…

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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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Criminally Underrated: Inherent Vice
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Criminally Underrated: Inherent Vice

A more than hilarious commentary on the we’re-absolutely-fucked-ness of US society.

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Revisit: The Devil and Daniel Johnston
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Revisit: The Devil and Daniel Johnston

A convincing case for how the transcendence of Johnston’s drawings, songwriting and lo-fi performances stemmed…

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