Articles tagged john crowley

‘Brooklyn’ Is a Story of Cultural Purgatory

Rarely do immigration dramas deal with the trouble of re-assimilating back to one's homeland.

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‘Brooklyn’ and the Relentless Presence of Absence

The sisters' relationship is film's most vibrant, the most colorfully conveyed and most vivacious story. As absent as each is in her sister's life, she is also convincingly present.

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1 May 2009 // 7:34 AM

Michael Caine: child, rogue and codger all

Just because he plays “a geezer” in his new film, a cranky old performer on his last legs, don’t read any autobiography into Michael

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1 May 2009 // 4:00 AM

Is Anybody There?

Is Anybody There? provides an insightful and sensitive look at the pain of isolation and the connections between people, no matter their ages.

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23 Jul 2008 // 2:20 AM

Boy A

Boy A, based on Jonathan Trigell’s novel, lays out an intricate map of how social expectations and limits shape individual horizons.

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18 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Intermission (2003)

Intermission repeatedly frustrates audience expectations.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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