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  • L'Eclisse
  • The Shining
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Syndromes and a Century

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  • The White Ribbon

  • Lost in America

  • Coffee and Cigarettes

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

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  • The White Ribbon

    The White Ribbon

    "I think it's always in the 'small' places that larger events or developments are being rehearsed, in terms of the spiritual and moral climate. My basic idea was to tell the story of a group of kids who make an absolute of the ideals that are hammered into them by their parents and educators. They turn inhuman by appointing themselves as judges of those who do not live by what they preach. If the drill to which you're exposed is…

  • Lost in America

    Lost in America

    Albert Brooks: the Real Person's Woody Allen.

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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    "The Green Knight." The literal meaning of the title refers to Dev Patel's Sir Gawain's NEMESIS, monsieur Green Knight himself. But nothing about this adaptation of an age-old moral tale is asking you to take itself literally. Throughout the movie we get a couple - one most memorably / explicitly, while he's staying with Joel and Mrs. Edgerton - discussions about the color green, which they say signifies both earth and rot. In other words, a / the natural state…

  • Blue Diary

    Blue Diary

    So gentle and brilliant. This is life, man... static shots and poetry, what else is there when we’re alone? Super excited to have discovered Jenni Olson through the Criterion channel.