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The Tin Drum (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979)

“Criterion’s release of Volker Schlöndorff’s director’s cut is occasion enough to bang The Tin Drum loudly. It doesn’t hurt that they’ve provided an impressive new transfer and some choice new extras to round out the package.” Read my review of … Continue reading

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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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