Wednesday, July 6, 2022

French experimental duo Couvre-Feu riff on Krautrock for ‘Kösmischen Hits!’

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Some of the best things that have come of this blog have been immaterial experiences. This is a labor of love and not-for-profit. Beyond...

‘Mysteries of Lisbon’ peels away layers of story to reveal infinity

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Mysteries of Lisbon offers a cinematic statement like no other film the 21st century has offered. The theatrical release is actually an abbreviated version...

In Julieta Almodovar returns to his focus on women – a...

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Julieta, the latest film by Spanish auteur Pedro Almódovar, focuses on the lives of women and how chance encounters and the power of love...

Vinyl Matters: Deerhunter's 'Monomania'

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Thanks to NPR Music’s “First Listen” series, Deerhunter’s new album Monomania has had two weeks to seep in. It soon became apparent that this...

‘Sleeping Beauty’ offers ominous exploration of the prostitution of the female...

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The last film I can remember having left me feeling as puzzled and intrigued as Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty was Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide...

Film Review: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ and the pain of...

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There is a lot of noise surrounding this year’s Palme d'Or-crowned Blue is the Warmest Color. As it finally hits theaters in the U.S., it...

River of Grass on blu-ray and Jesse Eisenberg on Kelly Reichardt’s...

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Not long ago, director Kelly Reichardt's debut feature film, River of Grass (1995), underwent a restoration. We covered its run at the Miami Beach Cinematheque...

Film review: ‘Night Across the Street’ uses poetry of cinema to...

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Raúl Ruiz is one lucky son of gun to have left a testament like Night Across the Street as his swan song. The film, released...

Jake Gyllenhaal shines above superficial story in ‘Nightcrawler’ – a film...

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A great teaser trailer released a few months back hinted that Nightcrawler would present a character study of a manic man determined to get a job...

Where to Invade Next reveals there is little heroism to found...

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If you like to see your progressive values affirmed with a dash of cynical self-important humor, then you will love Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next....