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Twisted / Tormented / Tragic: Two Movies from Canada

‘Congorama’ and ‘A Wind from Wyoming’ are wildly different in style and success in this two-film collection.

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6 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Son (2002)

The Dardenne brothers are such conscientious filmmakers -- they know how to photograph an idea -- but sometimes their style has the effect of making life seem smaller, simpler, and less interesting than it really is.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lenfant (2006)

Winner of the 2005 Palme d'Or at the Cannes, L'enfant takes an abrupt turn that's not so startling as it initially seems.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Son (Le Fils) (2003)

Unfailingly disciplined, the Dardennes resist glib payoffs and easy answers.

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15 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

Read My Lips (Sur Mes Lèvres) (2001)

Carla and Paul form an odd couple, slouching towards romance while successfully defending (and defining) their common interests against powerful and dangerous people.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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