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Cotton Comes to Harlem (Ossie Davis, 1970)

“Cotton Comes to Harlem swaggers onto Blu-ray with a superfly transfer from Kino, accompanied, unfortunately, by nothing more contextual than the trailer.” Read my whole review of this entry in Kino’s ongoing Studio Classics series, out last month on Blu-ray, … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: April 13 – 22

Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998) – 3/5 “The Aronofsky touch” – percussive editing, obsessive concern for obsessive characters, repetition as narrative detail and thematic building block, and self-mutilation as redemptive technique – is fully on display in his first feature. Harboring … Continue reading

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