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REVIEW — ‘Transcendence’: It...

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I like to say that this is the time of the year when the L.A.’s undertakers, wearing bird-beak masks from the Great…

Story of S: The Journey Into Bondage

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“Vaping on the Surfliner to Santa Barbara. So Won Kar Wai,” I tweet. Everything is about film with me. I’m specifically referring…

REVIEW: ‘Under the Skin’ Does Just...

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It’s a testament to Jonathan Glazer’s singular, jagged-collage storytelling technique that I didn’t realize I’d read the book from which his Under…

PROVOKING THE PROVOCATEURS

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We learned the value of boldness a few years ago when we posted

REVIEW: ‘Nymphomania Vol. 2’...

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No doubt anticipating my review of his Nymphomania Vol. 1, Lars von Trier directly acknowledges his references to Pasolini’s Trilogy…

REVIEW: ‘Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1’...

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I divide feature-length motion pictures into three categories: movies, which are what the studios make for the most part; film, which is…

Content Creation: ‘Endings Are So...

on March 11, 2014 by

The most controversial topic strafing the Net this week hasn’t been Putin’s grab for the Crimea; after all, since the dawn of…

REVIEW: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’...

on March 7, 2014 by

I didn’t always dislike Wes Anderson’s work so intensely. It may be that when he stops clowning around long enough to make…

SCARLETT’S LETTERS: A Secret...

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I am walking. Walking. The runway is endless. Literally, it’s a marathon with only one row of seating, and mass of bodies…

OSCARS 2014: Who I Think Is Going to Win

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Let me have a grammar Nazi moment here. I confess to being stumbled by whether to use ‘who’ or ‘whom’ in the…