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Wednesday, December 12 2007

Nanking

On paper, the film's combination of interviews, readings, and archival footage sounds unwieldy, but on screen, it is exceptionally effective and appropriately jarring.


Wednesday, November 16 2005

The Fly (Collector’s Edition) / The Fly II (Special Edition) (1986/1989)

Timeless terror needs more than goop and glop. Only one Fly film even tried to get it right.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Blood Simple, The Directors’ Cut (1984/2000)

Though shot on a shoestring budget by first-time feature filmmakers, the movie encapsulates all that has come to typify the Coen brothers' style: engaging narrative, inventive direction, and the juxtaposition of grim violence with moments of sublime, sometimes surreal, human behavior.


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