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Rediscovery: Orson Welles’ TOO MUCH JOHNSON

Once thought lost, now found—and re-presented—TOO MUCH JOHNSON is funny, clever, cheeky, inventive and genuinely accomplished.

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Democracy, Dictatorship and Argentine Film

August 20, 2014
THE PRIZE

The end of state violence and return of democracy represented but a first step in rehabilitating Argentine politics.

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The ABCs of TROUBLE EVERY DAY

August 19, 2014
TROUBLE EVERY DAY

Sex, love and death: Leave it to Denis to make the conventional challenging.

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CONTRABAND and Propaganda

August 18, 2014

Seen today, of course, CONTRABAND is hardly a call to arms. But its propagandistic thrust may account for the vigor of its action.

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The Edit: Dancing to the Same Tune

August 17, 2014
CONTRABAND

Editing to music and the editor-auteur collaboration in Michael Powell and Claire Denis’ films.

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WE ARE MARI PEPA: New Life for the Coming-of-Age Genre

August 16, 2014
WE ARE MARI PEPA

An acutely detailed charmer whose punk scowl belies a pop-at-heart sensibility, WE ARE MARI PEPA sings a new song.

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THE WALL: The ‘Unfilmable’ Novel, in Ravishing Detail

August 15, 2014 | One Comment
THE WALL

A committed performance and lush cinematography bring a classic novel to dystopian life.

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Cities on Screen: Seattle

August 14, 2014
THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE

Let it rain grunge, coffee culture, romance and revolution in the best films of Seattle.

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Larry Fessenden: Taking Genre Seriously

August 13, 2014
THE INKEEPERS

On turning horror inside out.

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The Essential Black Independents

August 12, 2014 | One Comment

Twenty-five films from a global pool of black cinema that have to be seen.

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Documentary Unbound: Gardner’s Camera

August 11, 2014
FOREST OF BLISS

Robert Gardner is gone, and we have yet to fully grasp where his films lead.

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MADAME FREEDOM: A Programmer’s Notes on Looking Back and Moving Forward

August 10, 2014
MADAME FREEDOM

Revisiting a 1956 melodrama in which South Korean women were able to revel in modern music, clothes and lifestyles for brief moments, establishing their own narratives of possibility on the screen.

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Light Without Mercy: YOU, THE LIVING

August 9, 2014
YOU THE LIVING

In the blackness, there is comedy—and very richly so.