Elisabeth Vincentelli

 

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  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    Science fiction has gotten so high and mighty on TV that it now can be easy to admire but hard to love. Westworld and Mr. Robot may win Emmys and prompt think-pieces, but their self-reflective chill keeps the audience at arm’s length — few things ...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    Once upon a time, in the dark ages of not-that-long-ago, foreign television was a mysterious land beyond our reach. Aside from the occasional British import, the wonders of international series were limited to those equipped with multi-region DVD ...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    A French Village starts off on June 12, 1940, with a premiere that includes a German fighter plane shooting at children on a school trip. The scene is suspenseful but also staged with deliberate restraint, like a dream slowly turning into a nightm...

  • 17 years ago

    Last time you heard so much accordion, chances are it was polka and you were drunkenly foraging through your grandparents' vinyl. Or maybe you were in New Orleans for a weekend of debauchery and zydeco. But what the amorphous Parisian band Les Pri...

  • 17 years ago

    "If you stay here too long, you don't think of guys at all. You get out of the habit." Film Forum might as well post this warning from the bleak 1950 noir Caged during its touching, sexy, sad, and often hilarious "Sapph-o-Rama" series. Books like ...

  • 17 years ago

    On May 13, 24 countries will send dignitaries to Stockholm, as the Globe Arena hosts a landmark in European history. Tickets sold out in mere hours, and the organizers have threatened to hold a "sparkling and colourful event." With emissaries name...

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