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Timbuktu

A work of almost breathtaking visual beauty that manages to ravish the heart while dazzling the eye simultaneously, neither at the expense of the other.

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Son of a Gun

Avery’s more than capable behind the camera, he just needs to be met halfway by his screenwriting, which dwells in overly familiar territory.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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A conversation with Atom Egoyan

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Atom Egoyan must be a wonderful teacher. (Photo by Roger Ebert)Egoyan on inspiration Egoyan on erotic scenes &nbspEgoyan on Amanda Seyfried Egoyan on Liam Neeson Egoyan on Ingmar Bergman and the essence of cinema Egoyan on preconceptions about actors Egoyan on film versus video as a medium Egoyan on the "tipping point" Egoyan on why we're uneasy seeing famous stars in sex scenes.

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