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A dry-rubbed lark from the often harrowing ultra-realist territories of the Romanian New Wave, The Treasure is about almost nothing — a shaggy-dog daydream as flyaway as its protagonists' thoughts of instant wealth. Director Corneli...
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Douglas Sirk, while discussing the 1955 melodrama he made starring Rock Hudson and Jane Wyman, just one of several quintessential weepies he directed during that decade, explained to an interviewer: "[T]ake All That Heaven Allows: I...
Miguel Gomes’s 'Arabian Nights' Spins Tales for Weeks
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 6:46 a.m. by Calum Marsh
If you've kept abreast of international cinema this year you'll have no doubt heard much about Arabian Nights: The three-part, 381-minute Portuguese epic by Miguel Gomes has been the toast of the festival circuit since its premiere ...
The Performances Rule, but This Janis Doc Robs Her Agency
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 6:26 a.m. by Alan Scherstuhl
Yes, Janis Joplin made a hell of a record out of Rodgers & Hart's "Little Girl Blue," but you're right if you winced to learn that Amy Berg's new documentary feature about Joplin takes that song as its title — and as its dismal ...