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Lean on Pete

I marveled at the humanist depth of the world Haigh creates, one that can only be rendered by a truly great writer and director, working…

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This 2018 release feels like it arrived fresh from 1974, and that is what makes it a delight.

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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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Aaargh! I'm turning into a monster!

This film is by Krishna Shenoi, one of the Far-Flung Correspondents on my site. He is now 17, having started with these demos some years ago. Krishna is surely one of the most gifted young filmmakers and writers on the internet, Two years ago: Here is Krishna Shenoi's YouTube channel.


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