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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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The Unloved, Part Twelve: "Phantom of the Paradise"

For a certain group of rock musical fans, few films are MORE loved than Brian De Palma's "Phantom of the Paradise." How could anyone not love a film this daring, this odd, and this memorable? For the 12th edition of his phenomenal video series, "The Unloved," Scout checks into the Paradise, arguing that even this film's cult classic status doesn't give it the credit it deserved.

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