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Jean Seberg Remains Wonderfully Commanding in ‘Lilith’
21 days ago by Melissa Anderson
Rarely screened, Robert Rossen's fascinatingly fractured Lilith (1964) centers on a theme — women, sex, and psychopathology — somewhat in vogue at the time. Two months before Lilith's release, Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie, starring Tip...
'Stations of the Cross' Is an Austere Broadside Against Fundamentalism
28 days ago by Alan Scherstuhl
The title suggests stiffness and ritual, and Dietrich Brüggemann's austere and painful examination of fundamentalism's effect on the mind and body of a young woman locks form and content into a single hairshirted whole: This is what...
Muddled NSA Thriller ‘Tentacle 8’ Will Leave You With Too Many Questions
2 months ago by Sam Weisberg
Writer-director John Chi knows the exact chronological order of events in his debut film, Tentacle 8, a thoroughly muddled thriller warning us that we should be very, very afraid of the National Security Agency. He knows why subplot...
Eighties Martial-Arts Comedy 'Dreadnaught' Is an Irrepressible High-Wire Act
2 months ago by Simon Abrams
Martial-arts comedy Dreadnaught — screening as part of Anthology Archives' exemplary This Is Celluloid: 35mm series — is a bizarre, imaginative kung fu film whose talented cast helps transcend its clashing generic conventions. Dread...