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Entries Tagged as 'Director'

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

June 5th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Ensemble · Rating · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

May 17th, 2010 · No Comments

The biggest reason for the smile on my face when I think about this film is that I cannot, for the life of me, explain why it is as good as it is. Like its central character (played by an actor I often don’t care much for), this film is an absolute train wreck. And [...]

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Capsule · Crime/Noir · Director

What Time Is It There?

May 12th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

Alexandra

May 1st, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating · War

Red Cliff: Part 2

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance · War

Katyn

April 29th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Biographical · Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · War

Red Cliff: Part 1

April 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Now being half-way through the expanded (original) version of John Woo’s historical epic, I have no doubt that, despite really liking the pared-down “theatrical” version of the film I first saw at the past year’s Chicago International Film Festival, this original, five-hour version of the film is the only form that should ever be seen. [...]

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Capsule · Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Romance · War

The Lovely Bones

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Rating · Sci-Fi/Fantasy · Thriller

The Beaches of Agnès

April 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Biographical · Director · Documentary · Foreign Language · Rating

Café Lumière

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance

An Education

March 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Director · Drama · Rating · Romance

Fitzcarraldo

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Adventure · Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

Maborosi

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

The Informant!

March 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Biographical · Comedy · Crime/Noir · Director · Rating

Fantastic Mr. Fox

March 24th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Crime/Noir · Director · Rating · Western