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Barney Platts-Mills

Reviews

Tuesday, February 15 2011

'Private Road' Is, We Fear, Rather Middle of the Road

Hitchcock said ‘drama is life with the dull bits cut out’; Private Road shows two lives with the dull bits left in.


Monday, September 20 2010

'Bronco Bullfrog' Is Classic 'Cinema Direct'

The actors perform for the camera and themselves, given that the film is based upon material taken from their own lives. One cannot easily distinguish the boundaries between performance and authenticity.


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