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The Fall of the House of Recchi, Or, 'I Am Love'

We are guided through this passionate world by the sure and steady hand of Tilda Swinton, a chameleon if there ever was one, creating a fully fleshed relationship with every cast member.

Games

Utopie in Berlin: An Interview with Ellen Allien

Ellen Allien, the longtime German electronica producer who has spent much of her career DJing to packed clubs in Berlin and around the world, talks to PopMatters about her latest album, crazy politicians and the status quo of dance music today.

Brian Holler
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Pride and Prejudice

Clinging to the dictum “The personal is political”, and shunning such pesky realities as promiscuity, illness and civil rights, the progenitors of this Cinema Pride DVD have opted to focus simply on storytelling and character development.

Brian Holler
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William S. Burroughs: The Head Trip Version

All the early madness, the search for the mythical drug Yage, even most of the Beat period, are eschewed in favor of William S. Burroughs’ second career, that of spoken word performance artist.

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Broken Embraces

Pedro Almodovar, like Brian dePalma, David Lynch and Dario Argento before him, has steeped his film in Freudianism, employing favorite Hitchcockian tropes of the voyeur, the blond, the double and the über-mother

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The Pleasure of Being Robbed

There are nods to French New Wave, but a boyish, aimless, insouciantly amoral heroine does not the next Godard make.

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Murder by Decree

Hot on the heels of Holmes , Anchor Bay has brought Clark’s 1979 offering, half-B-movie, half-prestige pic Murder by Decree, to DVD.

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Little Ashes

Tween idol Pattinson comports himself with emo-ish diffidence as the preening, arrogant artist as a young man,occasionally telegraphing Dali’s eccentricity with overuse of a quirky gesture.

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