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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Wednesday, June 20 2007

Part 4: Challenging Convention

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.


Reviews

Thursday, March 17 2011

The Singular History of 'The Double Life of Véronique'

In The Double Life of Véronique, the camera has the same probing, investigative insistence as in Kieslowski’s documentaries detailing a day in a Polish hospital, or the experiences of workers and management at a factory, but now set free from the constraints the director placed upon himself in his documentary work.


Sunday, June 22 2003

Three Colors Trilogy: Blue, White, Red (Trois Couleurs: Bleu, Blanc, Rouge)

Taken together, Blue, White, and Red are a visionary swan song for one of European cinema's most poetic moralists.


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