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Ouija: Origin of Evil

By the time it gets to the Polish-speaking ghosts and the ghoulish Nazi doctor, you’re so invested in the characters that you’re willing to buy…


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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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Three things that could happen to you, too, right after seeing Lars von Trier's Antichrist

1) Despair, one of the Three Beggars, on one leg. (LVT ought to know that Despair is grey, not black.)


2) Lunch: Tube steak with just a splash of red.


3) Man in restraints. (Actually, this was earlier, but still...)

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