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The Tin Drum (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979)

“Criterion’s release of Volker Schlöndorff’s director’s cut is occasion enough to bang The Tin Drum loudly. It doesn’t hurt that they’ve provided an impressive new transfer and some choice new extras to round out the package.” Read my review of … Continue reading

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel, 1972)

“The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Luis Buñuel’s caustic comedy of middle-class mores, is arguably the Spanish surrealist’s most accessible late-period masterwork, consistently amusing in its champagne-dry wit, even if it’s never quite as trenchant in its autopsy of bourgeois … Continue reading

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