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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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Reconstruction Movie Review

A young man named Alex sees a woman on a Copenhagen railroad platform and impulsively dumps his girlfriend in order to pursue his new fixation. Turns out the woman is married -- and to a well-known writer, at that. After a one-night affair, Alex suddenly finds that his old life has simply ... ceased to exist. What is going on here?


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