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Barbet Schroeder

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Wednesday, January 9 2008

Terror's Advocate

As peculiar and fascinating as its subject, Terror's Advocate doesn't presume to tell truth, though it pursues its many forms with a remarkable integrity.


Sunday, February 29 2004

Tricheurs (1983)

For Schroeder, gambling becomes a metaphor for the allure of the unknown.


Wednesday, April 17 2002

Murder by Numbers (2002)

'Murder by Numbers' isn't about solving the case; it's about solving Cassie (Sandra Bullock).


Saturday, December 31 1994

Our Lady of the Assassins (2001)

Initially a rather deft and timely exploration of the human consequences of the politics and business of drugs, by the end, 'Our Lady of the Assassins' is content merely to linger on the spectacle and eroticization of casual violence.


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