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The framing, the performances, the dialogue, the action is compelling. It is Martin Scorsese at his best. It is his beating heart, as it were.READ MORE
Defensive, vain, simultaneously over the top and excruciatingly subtle, Blanchett—and Allen—have fashioned the most sublime creation of both their careers.READ MORE
Formula One has provided so many incredible adversarial sagas, personal journeys and desperate tragedies that you don’t need to invent a plot.READ MORE
An enchanting trip of nostalgia that is timeless in its appeal.READ MORE
One of those rare movies that takes us someplace else, someplace nonarticulated. And we come back changed. READ MORE
A stunning evocation—over three decades—of London’s most entertaining neighbourhood.READ MORE
The 40 year anniversary of The Wicker Man is being celebrated with a 3 disc ‘final cut’ DVD release, complete with all the bells and whistlesREAD MORE
The sugared visuals go some way in masking the uneven power dynamics that form the story’s central drama, but watching the characters journey from Point A to Point B is not as fun as it should be, even as the scenes zip by at a smart pace.READ MORE
Ginger Baker makes the perfect subject for a modern documentary – his determination to give absolutely zero fucks at any given time is awesome to behold. READ MORE
Like a fedora-flecked post-war vision of Starship Troopers, Gangster Squad is about as politically correct as a punch in the kidneys.READ MORE
A reflection on our collective capacity to realise the seemingly impossible
Yet another peak on a perfectly-formed Wes Anderson mountain range.
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The directors of Mansfield 66/67 write about what attracted them to 50s Hollywood movie goddess Jayne Mansfield.
In this season of awards and pantheonic enshrinement, Dr. Garth Twa remembers those films that were treated negligently, their merits left to fallow.
On its anniversary, Peter Kramer takes a closer look at the film’s critical and commercial success, and at the rather puzzling way in which it tells Benjamin’s story.
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