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Screenings #30

Now that I’m a Filmstruck subscriber, expect viewings of treasure by the likes of Mikio Naruse and Edward Yang. Lady Bird (Gerwig, 2017) 9/10 BPM (Beats per Minute) (Campillo, 2017) 7/10 The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Lanthimos, 2017) 8/10 … Continue reading

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Screenings #29

Here’s the crop from the second half of October. After a third viewing of Out of the Past, I awarded it a rare perfect score. Lucky (Lynch, 2017) 5/10 Faces Places (Varda, 2017) 7/10 4 Days in France (Reybaud, 2017) … Continue reading

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Screenings #28

I haven’t done this in a while. This month’s experiences include my first experience with Hulu (thanks to which I watched a hard to find Renoir) and two of 2017’s worst movies, one of which inspired me to petition The … Continue reading

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Movie Love #6

Here is the last month’s haul! The Untamed (Escalante, 2017) 7/10 Wind River (Sheridan, 2017) 8/10 Amnesia (Schroeder, 2017) 6/10 A Ghost Story (Lowery, 2017) 7/10 Dunkirk (Nolan, 2017) 5/10 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years … Continue reading

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Movie Love #1

A Master Builder, dir. Jonathan Demme (2014) The late director of Silence of the Lambs directs this adaptation of the Ibsen classic, with Wallace Shawn giving his best performance since 1994’s Vanya on 42nd Street as a monster who looks … Continue reading

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Screenings #26

A rather generous haul, thanks to Miami Film Festival. The Film Classic Discovery of the Month: Costa-Gavras’ The Confession, released in a magnificent Criterion edition. Harmonium (Fukada, 2017) 8/10 Frantz (Ozon, 2017) 7/10 It’s Only the End of the World … Continue reading

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Screenings #25

Florence Foster Jenkins (Frears, 2016) 3/10 Creepy (Kurosawa, 2016) 7/10 Other People (Kelly, 2016) 7/10 Julieta (Almodovar, 2016) 6/10 Paterson (Jarmusch, 2016) 7/10 Knight of Cups (Malick, 2016) 5/10 Paterson (Jarmusch, 2016) 7/10 Hidden Figures (Melfi, 2016) 5/10 * To … Continue reading

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Screenings #23

Moonlight (Jenkins, 2016) 7/10 The Handmaiden (Park, 2016) 6/10 Being 17 (T√©chin√©, 2016) 9/10 Certain Women (Reichardt, 2016) 8/10 American Honey (Arnold, 2016) 8/10 Captain America: Civil War (Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, 2016) 5/10 The Nice Guys (Black, 2016) … Continue reading

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Screenings #22

Among this month’s revelations are two portraits of community razing: Frederick Wiseman’s 2015 documentary about the Queens neighborhood imperiled by developers and Ira Sachs’ Little Men, his latest picture about the collision of property and relations. These and the Criterion … Continue reading

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Screenings #21

I’ve seen revelatory work the last seven weeks, chief among which are La Chienne‘s Criterion Blu Ray release and Satyajit Ray’s sensitive, alert Charulata, possibly his best film. I’ve included links to reviews of new movies, La Chienne, and my … Continue reading

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Screenings #20

A month late. Embrace of the Serpent (Guerra, 2016) 7/10 Sweet Bean (Kawase, 2016) 5/10 The Lobster (anthimos, 2016) 7/10 Sunset Song (Davies, 2016) 7/10 Love & Friendship (Stillman, 2016) 9/10 Weiner (Steinberg-Kriegman, 2016) 5/10 Neon Bull (Mascara, 2016) 7/10 … Continue reading

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Screenings #19

Securing my first new copy of Orpheus, I have to admit to a slight waning of affection. Twenty years ago I taped Jean Cocteau’s flick from a rather good VHS released in the early nineties; the graininess added to its … Continue reading

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