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Friday, October 14 2011

The Thing (2011): Bringing Quiet Tones and Space Vaginas Back from the ‘80s

Matthijs van Heinjningen Jr.'s prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing summons the chilly vibe and the cinema-sexual psychoanalytic undertone of the best of '80s genre cinema. It's only the generic modern "female empowerment" story that seems dated.


Wednesday, June 10 2009

Fear Me Not (Den du frygter)

Fear Me Not offers an incessant, elegant visual rendering of Mikael's midlife dilemma.


Friday, February 13 2009

The International

Tom Tykwer's thriller shrewdly introduces Lou (Clive Owen) as he observes rather than acts.


Monday, October 22 2007

Allegro

In Allegro, Boe's semi-direct rip-off of Gondry's vastly superior (and let's face it, much more intelligent) film, there is simply no one worth feeling anything about.


Friday, July 29 2005

The Inheritance (2003)

In Ulrich Thomsen's brilliantly minimalist performance we see the dissolution of a weak man, a man unable to muster the self-possession necessary to control his own destiny.


Friday, September 6 2002

Mostly Martha (2001)

Where last year's 'Amélie' was criticized for presenting an idealized France... 'Mostly Martha'> has to be one of the least German movies ever to come out of Germany.


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