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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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An amazing video: 1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die)

We love the exhilarating energy of Jonathan Keogh's short video "1001 Movie You Must See (Before You Die), which uses a montage of cascading images and sounds that express the astonishing variety of experience that is cinema. If you're like us, you may want to watch this more than once, if only to see how many movies you recognize.

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