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2017 Fall Film Preview: At Last, the Film Industry Awakens From Its Slumber

From Gary Oldman in The Darkest Hour to James Franco's meta-experiment Blade Runner: 2049 and Daniel Day-Lewis's final role, here are the movies you'll want to watch ... and a couple you might not.

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The Haunting of Lars von Trier in 'Anti-Christ'

Just as the female lead character strikes out against the identifiable point of oppression in her own life, von Trier strikes out against the very audiences and critics who continue to endure his films in order to both convince them otherwise -- and annihilate them.

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The Tangled, Trailing Tale of 'The White Ribbon'

A la Village of the Damned, the children of this village are a strange breed, suspiciously always present at the scenes of the savage crimes.

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Hitchcock, Haneke and the Psycho-Sexual Voyeur Apparatus

“The film knows that it is being watched, and yet does not know,” says Christian Metz. “The one who knows is the cinema, the institution..."

Ian Burkett
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Funny Games

Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.

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Caché (Hidden) (2005)

Michael Haneke's movies are never easy. Instead, they set out complex, multi-layered problems, encountered by ordinary-seeming characters, sometimes worked out but more usually left unresolved.

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Caché (2005)

Caché is Michael Haneke's latest unsettling look at the shaky foundations of bourgeois security.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Time of the Wolf (Le Temps du loup) (2002)

In Michael Haneke's version of the end of the world, things are different.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Time of the Wolf (2003)

In Time of the Wolf, a family vacationing in the French countryside is split apart by shocking violence and faced with unspeakable horrors.

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece
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The Piano Teacher (2001)

Haneke's films challenge not only media violence, but also unsuccessful satires of media violence, like Oliver Stone's indulgent, bloodily hedonistic 'Natural Born Killers'.

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece
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