Articles tagged peter weir

‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ Is Elliptic and Suggestive

Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock, now in a sterling Criterion edition, remains lovely to look at and difficult to fully comprehend.

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Witness: Special Collector’s Edition (1985)

Bemused at times, Detective John Book is nonetheless captivated by the Amish community's simplicity, its decency, and its ability to thrive despite its antiquities.

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The Truman Show: Special Edition (1998)

You want the happy ending and Truman's self-assertion, even if that desire is shaped by those ideologies and ideals marketed by both Truman Shows.

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

When the men's opposition is revealed in its tenderest moments, you recall that Weir's work can be supple and strange.

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

When Master and Commander allows for deviance from such straight-ahead expectations, it is more interesting than when it heaves ho for the thrill-kill.

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3 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

'As a result of their immoral acts, the young people were corrupted, totally. They'd grown up with this kind of violence and were uncontrollable.'"

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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