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Sunday, August 21 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 7: Kenji Mizoguchi to Satyajit Ray

Pushing boundaries seems to be the thread that ties the directors of our seventh day together. From Japanese innovators to Italian iconclasts and Polish provocateurs, the directors that fall between Kenji Mizoguchi and the man who was perhaps India's greatest visual storyteller, Satyajit Ray, all push the form in incredible, surprising ways.


Sunday, October 12 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.


Tuesday, April 26 2005

Bitter Victory (1957)

Perhaps the most vehemently anti-war film of its era, Bitter Victory has no time for Greatest Generation mythologizing.


Tuesday, March 25 2003

In a Lonely Place (1950)

Put simply, the eyes cannot be trusted, not in film noir generally, and especially not in In a Lonely Place.


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