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Tuesday, March 25 2008

Silk

A beautiful movie. So very, very beautiful. Achingly beautiful, excruciatingly beautiful, tear-inducingly beautiful.


Friday, March 14 2008

Michael Haneke offers an English version of ‘Funny Games’


Funny Games

Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.


Wednesday, April 18 2007

Jailbait (2004)

Trapped in a cell / trapped in stage-to-film translation.


Friday, August 5 2005

Last Days (2004)

A mediation on sadness, desire, lack of direction... and yes, Kurt Cobain, Last Days seems almost to stretch out its minutes.


Monday, January 10 2005

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.


Thursday, August 5 2004

The Village (2004)

Noah is so wrapped up in his own emotions that he seems, at first, the most literal embodiment of the film's critique of a post-9/11 American isolationism.


Monday, July 12 2004

The Dreamers (2003)

'At the beginning, says Bertolucci,' the characters are a bit unshaped, and day after day, you can see them becoming something new, something that didn't exist before.


Thursday, February 5 2004

The Dreamers (2003)

The frustration of The Dreamers lies in its easy lapsing into such unimaginative nostalgia, as if recalling the moment is enough.


Thursday, April 18 2002

Murder by Numbers (2002)

'Murder by Numbers' isn't about solving the case; it's about solving Cassie (Sandra Bullock).


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