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Sunday, January 6 2013

The Best Female Film Performances of 2012

From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


Reviews

Thursday, March 6 2014

'The Long Day Closes' Recollects Memory and Childhood in Constant Motion

One of cinema's most resonant and timeless works, Terence Davies's second film recreates childhood dreams and memories within which any viewer can situate themselves.


Wednesday, July 25 2012

Beware of Passion: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

After abandoning a loveless marriage to be with the man she loves, a woman embarks on a painful journey of self-discovery.


Thursday, March 22 2012

'The Deep Blue Sea' Takes Its Time

The ambiguity about the affair is welcome initially, but the duet between Freddie's anger and Hester's desperation becomes repetitive.


Friday, January 30 2009

Of Time and the City

The effect of visual movements in Of Time and the City is fantastic. Even as it documents urban life and recalls events, it offers Terence Davies' analyses of the history that has shaped him.


Saturday, December 31 1994

The House of Mirth (2000)

Lily's detractors can use her slightest slip-ups -- for instance, smoking a cigarette or gambling at cards -- as weapons against her -- in her set, women's smoking is considered improper and even a sign of promiscuity.


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