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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.


Tuesday, January 17 2012

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.


Thursday, January 12 2012

The Best Indie / International Films of 2011

The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.


Columns

Monday, December 2 2013

In Defense Of ... Kelly Reichardt's Directorial Touch

Kelly Reichardt has established herself as a singular and essential voice in modern cinema by being a master of the miniature, a maestro of The Moment.


Reviews

Thursday, January 5 2012

'Meek's Cutoff' Is a Haunting Political Piece

Kelly Reichardt has crafted a new American classic that bends the rules of one of its most beloved genres.


Monday, April 18 2011

Meek's Cutoff

Violence -- potential and inevitable -- shapes each moment in this extraordinary film. Rarely visible and never cathartic, this violence is instead like the land that offers possibility and lays down limits for the emigrants.


Blogs

Monday, April 11 2011

Of a Time, Yet Timeless: 'Meek's Cutoff"

In the first film of the new year that is not to be missed, Kelly Reichardt achieves the transcendence of silent Victor Sjostrom and Terrence Malick circa Days of Heaven.


Wednesday, November 3 2010

New York Film Festival: Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff

Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff is an outsider's Western. If we were looking for a female counterpart to Gus Van Sant, I think we may have found her.


News

Monday, April 25 2011

'Meek's Cutoff' director Kelly Reichardt creates poetry on the prairie

MINNEAPOLIS — We're accustomed to stories about the settling of the American West being told in a certain way. There will be resolute men sitting on


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