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Sylvain Chomet

Features

Sunday, January 30 2011

Missed Movies of 2010, Part 1: 3 Idiots to Lebanon

In part one of our missed movies special feature, the staff looks at a wide variety of titles, from a creepy urban legend, a look at vampires, South African style, and the latest from greats like Mike Leigh and Robert Duvall, to documentaries of such famous (or perhaps, infamous) faces as Joan Rivers and Spalding Gray.


Reviews

Thursday, December 23 2010

'The Illusionist': Rabbit in a Hat

The illusionist performs tricks and also lives out disappointments, which doesn’t diminish the magic as much as it makes it more believable.


Wednesday, December 3 2003

The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

Sylvain Chomet's first feature is a doggedly strange, if effortlessly whimsical, movie that fuses vaguely recognizable elements to form an exceedingly alien universe.


Blogs

Friday, February 11 2011

Prestidigi-Tati: 'The Illusionist'

Like taking a trip back in time to a place where jokes don't beat you over the head with their wry, nod and wink irony, The Illusionist caters to a more mannered, more quixotic age


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