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Friday, June 27 2014

You Can’t Know the Answer in ‘Enemy’

Director Denis Villeneuve's most successful film to date is a baffling mood piece, a puzzle designed with no solution.


Sunday, December 14 2008

Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago

The church veers back and forth between explanations for the lack of death. The philosophers spin their wheels in the mud.


Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago

Saramago’s novels are meditations to be experienced by those willing to journey down the labyrinthine mazes he constructs.


Sunday, November 2 2008

Blindness by Jose Saramago

The women have the strength to withstand the chaos; the men shirk at the responsibility, although they too eventually follow the women’s lead.


Thursday, October 2 2008

In the Land of the Blind

Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.


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