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Ludwig (Luchino Visconti, 1973)

“Luchino Visconti’s magisterial character study receives a stunning 2K restoration and a brace of excellent supplements.” Read the entire review at Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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Capsule Reviews: June 10 – 14

The Wasp Woman (Roger Corman, 1959) – 2/5 Quickie cash-in fueled by the runaway popularity of the previous year’s The Fly. By locating his action in a cosmetics empire run by a middle-aged female fashion icon obsessed with cracking the … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: May 1 – May 8

Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981) – 5/5 De Palma’s masterpiece succeeds brilliantly both as paranoid political thriller and personal rumination on the profound power – the sympathetic magic – that results from putting sounds and images together. Features one … Continue reading

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Voluptuous Immobility

The Cult of Death in The Brotherhood, The Leopard and The Godfather Trilogy Martin Ritt’s The Brotherhood (1968) can be situated as a middle term between Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard (1962) and Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990).  … Continue reading

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