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Wednesday, August 1 2007

Malpertuis

The late great Orson Welles lends his “bear-like” presence to this 1972 thriller with just the “right bad taste".


Wednesday, May 30 2007

Army of Shadows (1969)

A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.


Wednesday, May 10 2006

Army of Shadows (1969)

In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972/2000)

The utopian vision Bunuel and his contemporaries aspired to is now beside the point. All that is necessary is to get us to remember a product in order to consume it.


The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972/2000)

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie has lost none of its relevance or power, and is well worth seeing again on the big screen, if only to remind ourselves how good it is not to be unscrupulously comfortable.


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