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Thursday, March 26 2009

Ironweed

Besting Robert De Niro, Gene Hackman, Paul Newman, Jason Robards and Sam Shepard, Jack Nicholson gives one of his most complicated, consuming performances.


Monday, November 17 2008

Kiss of the Spider Woman

The novel was ideal for independent filmmaking; the resulting film, even more than 20 years later, is still superb.


Sunday, October 26 2008

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)


Thursday, September 23 2004

Carandiru (2003)

Carandiru is about how stories are told, what they mean to different listeners, how they create identities and communities.


Thursday, June 3 2004

Carandiru (2003)

The camera deposits you inside the notoriously overcrowded and treacherous São Paulo prison, where two inmates argue over one's right to slit the other's throat.


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