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Features

Sunday, January 22 2012

The 40 Best Films of 2011

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.


Monday, January 16 2012

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


Reviews

Tuesday, August 30 2011

'Poetry', Like its Leading Lady, is a Thing of Odd Beauty

Lee Chang-dong proves that sublime art often springs from the hardest times.


Wednesday, August 24 2011

'Secret Sunshine' Is Not Afraid to Ask Tough Questions

Jeon Do-yeon is extraordinary in a film that tries to deal with how pain and chaos are nothing if not ordinary.


Monday, February 14 2011

Poetry (Shi)

Director Lee Chang-dong favors suggestion over explanation: his camera “sees” instead of tells, letting viewers draw their own conclusions.


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