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  • 2 months ago | Film Reviews

    ... This is essentially Denis’ movie about the dating game — the highs and lows, the setbacks and surprises, the wine-filled meals and sublimely silent car rides flush with the possibility of either consummation or heartbreak

  • Few directors can rival Claire Denis in the department of wordless seduction. During a remarkable sequence in Let the Sunshine In, Denis' heroine, Isabelle (Juliette Binoche), upon falling into the arms of the sensitively brooding theater...

  • Ferenc Török's black-and-white drama, which compellingly charts the course of just a few hours in a Hungarian village on August 12, 1945, probes an underrepresented slice of Second World War history -- the brief pocket of time between...

  • Christian Gudegast's Den of Thieves comes in a cut above the usual trash that Gerard Butler stars in (Law Abiding Citizen, Olympus Has Fallen), which is to say it's a cut above movies that themselves are already passably diverting,...

  • 6 months ago | Film and TV

    Where the movie occasionally locates some surprise and resonance is in the tiny exchanges, when Wolf allows her characters to breathe, free of the demands of a schematic narrative

  • The small-town-Louisiana-set Forever My Girl kicks off with a Hallmark-perfect setup: In about 12 minutes, beloved local Josie Preston (Jessica Rothe) is set to marry her high-school sweetheart, Liam Page (Alex Roe), in the very church in...

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