O’Horten

O'HortenWritten and Directed by Bent HamerStarring: Bard Owe, Espen Skornberg, Ghita Norby, Bjorn FlobergRun Time: 90 minutesMPAA Rating: Unratedhttp://www.sonyclassics.com/ohorten/Life is short. And every year, there are more and more movies being made. It's hard  ...

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Written and Directed by Alexander Sokurov Starring Galina Vishnevskaya, Vasily Shevtsov, Raisa Gichaeva Run Time: 92 minutes MPAA Rating: Unrated The visionary Russian filmmaker Alexander Sokurov works with a single conceit in this spare film about the Russian occupation  ...

Angel-A

Angel-A (2005) Written and directed by Luc Besson Starring Jamel Debbouze and Rie Rasmussen website Seventy years ago, in the American classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a portly angel named Clarence came down to Earth to save Jimmy Stewart from  ...

I’ve Loved You So Long: culturevulture.net -film review

I’ve Loved You So Long (2008) Il y a longtemps que je t’aime Directed by Philippe Claudel Written by Philippe Claudel Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grevill, Frédéric Pierrot, Lise Ségur Run time: 117 minutes  ...

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Most documentaries on composers are dry as dust and predictable. Youget the tragic childhood, the baffled parents, the uncomprehending world. Scott Hicks’ fascinating new film on Philip Glass, who turned seventy last year, avoids these time-worn clichés. Instead, it gives  ...

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All in This Tea (2007) A Documentary by Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht USA: 70 minutes http://www.allinthistea.com/index.html Les Blank has been making documentaries on his own for over forty years, doing virtually everything himself, from  ...

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The Magic Lantern Goes Out A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman, One of Cinema’s Masters Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman died on Monday, July 30, at the age of 89. His death marks the passing of a great artist of  ...

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This year’s Palme d’Or winner, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, makes it’s U.S. debut at the New York Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why it’s winning awards. It’s already being called “the abortion movie,” which does  ...

51 Birch Street

51 Birch Street (2005) A documentary by Doug Block English, 90 minutes At some early age we learn the "facts of life." Those are weird, but not nearly as weird as realizing that our parents "did it."  ...

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Directed by: Oliver Stone Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Burstyn, Thandie Newton MPAA rating: PG-13 Run Time: 110 minutes http://www.wthefilm.com/ After watching W., Oliver Stone’s biopic about President George W.  ...