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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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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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