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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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Official Trailer Released For "Life Itself"

Fresh off its emotional screening at the Cannes Film Festival and on the heels of the announcement that it would be released in theaters and On Demand by Magnolia on July 4, 2014, we have an excellent preview for Steve James' "Life Itself," the acclaimed documentary based on the memoir and life of Roger Ebert.



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