On Denaturing Racial Elements in Two '50s-era Films

On Denaturing Racial Elements in Two '50s-era Films

By Michael Barrett

26 May 2015 // 1:29 AM

Two fascinating bits of Americana, Black Gold and Face of Fire, are defined by racial themes, yet tackle the subject quite differently....

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Portrait of a Family in the Throes of Freudian Panic

By Imran Khan

21 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

An electrifying story of deadly obsessions and poisonous pedagogy, Pin captures perfectly the dread and unease of '80s American suburbia....

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Cannes 2015: 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Looks at Great Directors' Careers>

Even people familiar with both directors will find elements of Hitchcock/Truffaut surprising, especially a moment where Hitchcock seems haunted by the question of whether he might have been looser behind the camera....

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Double Take: 'Fantasia' Muses on Music

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"Fantasia stands alone as a virtuoso tribute to the virtuosity of its music.

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