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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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"In a world where..."

... Don LaFontaine is no longer the voice of that world, it is a lesser world. LaFontaine, the Voice of the Movie Trailer whose goosepimply vocal performances number in the thousands of hundreds of dozens, has died in Los Angeles at age 68.

And be sure to revisit the thrilling voiceover masterpiece, "5 Guys in a Limo," featured here a few years ago, after the jump. Don't you dare miss it!

Pay your respects at DonLaFontaine.com.

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