Articles tagged seymour cassel

John Cassavetes’ Faces: The Authenticity of Discomfort

The camera always gets too close in Cassavetes’ films. These aren’t close-ups; they are invasions of private space.

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19 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Criterion Collection)

Like many Cassavetes films, this unfolds most interestingly in the crawl spaces of its narrative, lingering alongside the actors as they struggle in the ensuing vacuousness.

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5 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Heist

Unlike the characters, each step of the heist was carefully drawn, proceeding logically in a series of reversals, both physical and mental.

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7 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

Stuck on You (2003)

While the initial twins material is weak, the Hollywood lampoon barely gets off the ground, and the love story is so lightweight, it practically floats.

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18 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Stuck on You (2003)

Draggy as its comedy can be, Stuck on You's humanity is always sprightly and engaging.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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