F for Fake

F for FakeF for Fake: Orson Welles’ documentary (or essay) is quite undefinable and indescribable, Continue reading

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A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the KingA Hologram for the King: Tom Tykwer’s film tries to handle too many different storylines, Continue reading

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The Connection (La French)

La FrenchThe Connection: Cédric Jimenez’s film is well-put together and solid, but also Continue reading

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Rocco and His Brothers (Rocco e i Suoi Fratelli)

Rocco and His BrothersRocco and His Brothers: Luchino Visconti makes a touching, complex, poetic drama that is also Continue reading

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Suicide Squad

Suicide SquadSuicide Squad: David Ayer’s film has two clearly distinct halves, neither of which is Continue reading

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Jason Bourne

Jason BourneJason Bourne: Paul Greengrass comes out with another ultra-kinetic action film; Continue reading

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Café Society

Cafe SocietyCafé Society: Woody Allen crafts his movie well: Santo Loquasto’s production design is gorgeous, as are  Continue reading

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Stranger Things – Season 1

Stranger Things S1Stranger Things – Season 1: the Duffer Brothers’ series wear the inspirations in their sleeves (starting from the beautiful poster art) Continue reading

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The Nice Guys

The Nice GuysThe Nice Guys: Shane Black’s film will never be confused with Continue reading

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Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins: Stephen Frears’s choice to use the comedic key is a Continue reading

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