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Friday, March 6 2015

‘The Francois Truffaut Collection’ Captures the Director’s Finest Hours

These eight films collectively demonstrate a master filmmaker with a total understanding and command of cinematic language.


Thursday, August 13 2009

Repulsion

This is the culmination of two artists upping their personal antes to produce greatness, two burgeoning legends of cinema testing their seemingly-limitless powers.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.


Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.


Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.


Monday, December 15 2008

Capturing the Abstract in the Concrete

What do the worlds contained within comics, within and between panels, tell us about the worlds in which we live out our lives?


Thursday, November 13 2008

Dying on the Mind: ‘A Christmas Tale’ and ‘House of the Sleeping Beauties’

In the moody House of the Sleeping Beauties, an aging widower fights despair with a succession of naked beauties, while in the sprawling A Christmas Tale, a family bickers around their mother’s terminal illness.


Monday, July 7 2008

Persepolis

This story reaches across barriers in language and experience to viewers who have never suffered exile.


Persepolis (Reviews) [3.Jan.08]
YSL? Why not? (Columns) [14.Jun.07]
Changing Times (2004) (Reviews) [27.Oct.06]
A Talking Picture (2003) (Reviews) [21.Jan.05]
I’m Going Home (2001) (Reviews) [2.Sep.03]
8 Women (2002) (Reviews) [19.Sep.02]
I’m Going Home (2001) (Reviews) [22.Aug.02]
The Musketeer (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dancer in the Dark (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dancer in the Dark (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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