Articles tagged costa-gavras

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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‘Amen’ Is What Political Cinema Is All About

Troublesome though the implications of Amen are, it is nonetheless a fine example of Costa-Gavras at his most incendiary.

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2 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Missing: Criterion Edition

The lack of Sissy Spacek's presence in modern film makes Missing a tad bittersweet.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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