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The Martian

The most surprising thing about "The Martian" is how relaxed and funny it is.



Cassel’s latest movie that smartly keeps his innate menace on a slow, low simmer, isn’t nearly as convincing or compelling as its star.

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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…


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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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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