Jules Dassin
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//Reviews

A Little Ominous Noir Music Makes Jules Dassin's 'Rifif' Nearly Perfect
23 Feb 2014 // 9:10 PM

This benchmark of the heist genre shows that for the criminal, elegance and brutality go hand-in-hand, never more vividly depicted than in this tightly structured ode to Paris.

Brute Force (1947)
17 May 2007 // 6:00 PM

The inability of the filmmakers to deliver any kind of lasting victory for the inmates with whom the audience identifies forces the movie down particularly dark cul de sacs.

//Blogs

'Phaedra': May/December (or at least September)
16 Sep 2011 // 8:00 AM

The Greeks have a word for it.

//Mixed media
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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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