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Isle of Dogs

As entertaining as it is to look at Isle of Dogs, I couldn’t get past Anderson’s usual clumsiness when dealing with minorities.

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Pacific Rim Uprising

I'm writing this review in a hurry because every hour that I wait makes it harder to remember any specific thing that happens in Pacific…

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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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Lars von Trier, meet Klausi Kinski


English translation: "The [Cannes] festival is so sad, its terrible. It may be a ball for the kids and everyone, but SHIT, talk a little quieter!... Cretinous, cretinous, really cretinous! I made a real effort to come here, you understand?! Throw them out, throw them out, make them stop this "press". There are people who work here! Idiots! Illiterates! Mongoloids!"

My review of Herzog's documentary on Klaus Kinski, My Best Fiend.


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