Walerian Borowczyk Explores the Obsessive Quest in 'Story of Sin'

Walerian Borowczyk Explores the Obsessive Quest in 'Story of Sin'

By Imran Khan

In The Story of Sin, there's a realism articulated through a psychological terror, an anxiety ramped up to the wild-eyed surveying of struggle and compromise. 24 May 2017 // 10:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Oct 2006 // 1:30 AM

There's a delicacy here that you suspect would be violated by anything so vulgar as a lyric.

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26 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

As a reminder of the intrepid, home-made spirit of much Icelandic music and the varied uses to which folk can be put, it's an interesting CD to have around.

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Pop-punk band treads familiar ground, but with enough skill and energy to have some highlights.

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26 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jazzanova: Broad Casting

As eclectic as its title would suggest, Jazzanova's Broad Casting is a compilation of downtempo and broken beat music by some of today's most interesting electronic artists.

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26 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

State of Emergency 2

State of Emergency 2 is without some of the faults of its predecessor, but also without its campy redeeming values.

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26 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

In a digital animation era, where cartoons are meticulously rendered, Nightmare plays the role of elder statesman.

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Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock and Roll by Rick Coleman

The first real literary look at Antoine "Fats" Domino and his legitimate claim as the true king of rock and roll is an ambitious but frequently overreaching book.

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Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler)

Dr. Mabuse sits at the center of a vast web of criminal enterprise, manipulating international fortunes, overseeing a counterfeiting operation and an unknown number of murderers and thieves.

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Various Artists: Jazzin’ the Black Forest [DVD]

What would have happened to European jazz without Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer? Fortunately, we'll never know.

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26 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Christina Carter: Electrice

A sonically interesting musical journey.

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Pilot X Puts a Crimp on the Business in 'The Mysterious Airman'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Mystery writer Arthur B. Reeve's influence in this film doesn't follow convention -- it follows his invention.

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