Articles tagged empire of passion

20 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Empire of Passion

For all his visual flair, Oshima has failed to construct a coherent, emotionally engaging piece and I fear these failings may cause this film to alienate viewers.

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19 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

In the Realm of the Senses

Now may be an excellent time to reappraise this period in film history, the shock of sex worn off, and its artistic aims put into clearer long-term context.

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//Mixed media
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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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