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Capsule Reviews: May 16 – 18

Michael Kohlhaas (Volker Schlöndorff, 1969) – 3.5/5 English-language adaptation of the Heinrich von Kleist novella, set in Germany during the ferment of the Reformation (early 16th century). Horse-trader Kohlhaas (David Warner) runs afoul of a local aristocrat who swindles him … 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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