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The Best DVDs of 2011
8 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
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.
Part 4: Challenging Convention
20 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM
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.
The Singular History of 'The Double Life of Véronique'
17 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM
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.
Three Colors Trilogy: Blue, White, Red (Trois Couleurs: Bleu, Blanc, Rouge)
22 Jun 2003 // 8:00 PM
Taken together, Blue, White, and Red are a visionary swan song for one of European cinema's most poetic moralists.