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Magic in the Moonlight

While Allen’s new picture, "Magic In The Moonlight," isn’t even close to being a disaster (for that, see, well, "Scoop"), I don’t think it’s unreasonable…

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Hercules

Dwayne Johnson tries, but he’s surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book. Ian McShane steals what little movie there…

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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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Harold Lloyd: A rare early short and an interview

This rare early short has been beautifully restored. Below it, a three-part interview on CBS in the early 1960s. Harold Lloyd: Captain Kidds Kids by FMO-MoviesThanks to my Far Flung Correspondent, Pablo Villaça in Brazil, for the CBS links.

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