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A Letter to Momo

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames. Maybe…

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Cannibal

Visually striking and confident but frustratingly hollow in terms of character and narrative.

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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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"Let It Go" Gets a Send-Up from Chicago Newscaster Dan Ponce

Thanks to our friend Robert Feder for alerting us to this amusing take on Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" by Chicago newscaster Dan Ponce. For anyone who's been enduring a rough, cold, snowy winter, this version is too true.

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