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Runoff

A family farm drama, a domestic tragedy, a thriller, and a statement on nature and civilization, beautifully put together by writer-director Kimberly Levin.

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Into the Grizzly Maze

Into the Grizzly Maze is so grating in its retrograde chest-thumping that it might as well be sponsored by so-called Men's Rights activists.

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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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Alex Chilton, 1950 - 2010

Alex Chilton, Box Tops to Big Star.

(Photo: Memphis Commercial Appeal. Undated.)

Sitting in the back of a car Music so loud, can't tell a thing Thinkin' 'bout what to say And I can't find the lines

Know I love you a lot I just don't know, should I or not Waiting for a brighter day And I can't find the way

I'll go on and on with you Like to fall and lie with you I'd love you too

Baby, I'm too afraid I just don't know if it's OK Trying to get away From everything

Why don't you take me home It's gone too far inside this car I know I'll feel a whole lot more When I get alone ...

alexpaul.jpgAbove:Paul Westerberg and Alex Chilton in a New Jersey bar in 1987.

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