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Features

Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best DVDs of 2009

Let's face it, when the content inside is less than meaningful, how better to market your particular movie than with plenty of digital packaging bells and whistles. Many of our 2009 choices reflect this strategy. Others are great all by themselves.


Reviews

Wednesday, June 25 2014

'L'eclisse' Is Beautifully Made, but Boring as Hell

L’eclisse is a highly regarded work of European modernism that is pretty to look at, interesting to think about, and grueling to watch unfold.


Tuesday, November 26 2013

'La Notte' Is an Impossibly Gorgeous Film

Proof that the best art can be both timeless and a document of time and place, La Notte observes modern love.


Wednesday, July 15 2009

Zabriskie Point

You will not see a better distillation of the '60s and everything the decade stood for than this uncompromising artistic overview.


Tuesday, November 22 2005

The Passenger (1975/2005)

He is introduced as a human being in the process of existing rather than any particular person engaged in any particular struggle.


Friday, May 27 2005

Eros (2004)

Wong Kar-Wai's section follows Miss Hua (Gong Li in some of the most gorgeous dresses ever photographed), a sultry but also wistful Hong Kong call girl.


Blogs

Wednesday, October 1 2014

'Love in the City' Dives Into Unexplored Cinematic Territory

This anthology of Italian films explores the taboos of love: prostitution, suicide, and girl-watching.


Wednesday, February 8 2012

ReFramed No. 19: Michelangelo Antonioni’s 'Zabriskie Point' (1970)

What happens when an admitted auteur makes a grand -- and quite insular -- artistic statement? Critics are dumbfounded, which means it's time for our preservationist pair to break out the accolades.


Thursday, July 2 2009

Zabriskie Point (1970)

Legend has it that when Italian maestro Michelangelo Antonioni came to America to make his second English language film (after the monster success of Blow-up),


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