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The Tenant (Roman Polanski, 1979)

“In The Tenant, estrangement is as much psychological state as sociopolitical category. From the start, the inhabitants of the apartment house treat Trelkovsky like an outsider, an unwanted incursion into their body politic. Indeed, the film explicitly aligns residential politics … Continue reading

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Nosferatu the Vampyre (Werner Herzog, 1979)

“Playing to the visual and narrative strengths of the original, Herzog still succeeds in imprinting the material with his own unique sensibility.” Read my review of Werner Herzog’s film only at Slant Magazine.

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Possession (Andrzej Zulawski, 1981)

“In much the same way that Possession blurs and blends genres, it also inextricably entangles the personal and the political.” Read my review of Possession, playing for one week only in NYC at the Film Forum (and due out on … Continue reading

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