Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Tropical Malady
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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Tropical Malady

Weerasethakul’s later work takes many of Tropical Malady’s themes and builds upon them.

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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: The Adventure of Iron Pussy
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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: The Adventure of Iron Pussy

Iron Pussy proves that even in the case of the most alluring auteurs, not every…

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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Blissfully Yours
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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Blissfully Yours

Its combination of sensuality and somnambulant semi-realism catapults him from a director to watch to…

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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Mysterious Object at Noon
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Oeuvre: Weerasethakul: Mysterious Object at Noon

Weerasethakul's debut stands as a fascinating, consistently surprising document, one that clearly prefigures the greatness…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: Dracula: Dead and Loving It
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Oeuvre: Brooks: Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Dracula: Dead and Loving It is an embarrassingly poor end to Mel Brooks’ legendary directing…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: Robin Hood: Men in Tights
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Oeuvre: Brooks: Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Brooks doesn’t ever quite pinpoint why it is that Robin Hood himself - both as…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: Life Stinks
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Oeuvre: Brooks: Life Stinks

Life Stinks is not quite a disaster, but in its lifeless recapitulation of Trading Places-esque…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: Spaceballs
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Oeuvre: Brooks: Spaceballs

Brooks manages to highlight the absurdity of the Star Wars world years before George Lucas’…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: History of the World, Part I
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Oeuvre: Brooks: History of the World, Part I

By 1980, it was becoming apparent that Mel Brooks’s best work was behind him. His…

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Oeuvre: Brooks: High Anxiety
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Oeuvre: Brooks: High Anxiety