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Cleo from 5 to 7

With her second feature, Agnès Varda allows us 90 minutes in the company of a successful albeit unhappy singer, Florence ‘Cléo’ Victoire (Corinne Marchand), a … >> Read More

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Kagemusha

In 16th century feudal Japan a common thief is saved from crucifixion because of the uncanny resemblance he bears to a local warlord, Shingen Takeda … >> Read More

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Dekalog

Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Dekalog series was originally produced for Polish television and although it is split into ten parts, each is so tonally like the rest … >> Read More

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Napoleon

Through Napoleon, Abel Gance wanted to revive the spirit of the French Revolution, to not just describe the life of a great general but to … >> Read More

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Godzilla (1954)

In the half-century since Godzilla first marauded his way onto Japanese cinema screens the giant, fire-breathing monster hasn’t changed that much. He might be a … >> Read More

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Phenomena

You know you’re in for a wild time when a scalpel-wielding chimp isn’t the maddest part of a film. With Phenomena, Dario Argento also plunges … >> Read More

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