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Film Review: “Women Talking” — The Sound of the World on Fire

December 26, 2022
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The film’s trajectory is one of acknowledgement, empowerment and, ultimately, redemption. Women Talking gives voice to what is often unexpressed: it is a clamorous call to be silent no more.

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Film Review: “Song to Song” — All You Need is Love?

March 25, 2017
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Terrence Malick attempts to liven up this hackneyed soap/rock opera with his signature swooping camera moves and stunning cinematography.

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Film Commentary: Blink a Bright Red and Green — “Carol’’’s Holiday Charm

December 21, 2015
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A guide to the symbolic color odyssey that will keep you on your toes if you choose to see Carol more than once (and I’m thinking you will).

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Film Review: “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” — Superbly Simple Noir

August 23, 2013
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The understated soundtrack by Texas musician Daniel Hart and the ominous cinematography of Bradford Young complement director David Lowrey’s keen sense of pacing.

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