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Lourdes (Jessica Hausner, 2009)

“Inscrutable as the powers that may or may not be, Jessica Hausner’s miracle play gives viewers on either side of the fence plenty to meditate on.” Read my review of Palisades Tartan’s sparkling Blu-ray release, released 09/13, at Slant Magazine. … Continue reading

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“Golden Age Thinking”: Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen, 2011)

Midnight in Paris, the latest chapter in Woody Allen’s ongoing Euro-travelogue, commences with an old-fashioned overture—a lengthy montage of postcard-pretty Parisian street scenes set to a Sidney Bechet clarinet number—hearkening back to the opening scenes of Manhattan (1977), the Woodman’s … Continue reading

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