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I am the movies editor for Goings On About Town and the author of “Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard.”

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just noticed that zach clark s film little sister one of my favorite films of recent years is still available
Just noticed that Zach Clark's film Little Sister, one of my favorite films of recent years, is still available on Netflix.
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dvr alert for self and for all manhattan parade tues at 10 15 am et which i ve never seen it s one of the few
DVR Alert for self and for all: Manhattan Parade, @tcm Tues. at 10:15 A.M. (ET), which I've never seen; it's one of the few movies starring the jovially brusque and sharp-witted Winnie Lightner, who ended her brief film career in 1934.
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fuller word pun intended on the dead don t die jim jarmusch s nearly absolute and oddly exhilarating wipeout o
Fuller word (pun intended) on The Dead Don't Die, Jim Jarmusch's (nearly) absolute and oddly exhilarating wipeout of the world's corruption, which he defines very specifically:
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tossing and turning unable to sleep because a piece of music that i haven t listened to in a year or so is on
Tossing and turning, unable to sleep, because a piece of music that I haven't listened to in a year or so is on repeat play in my head:
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the trickster s best trick is not to do one another trickster said so in breathless there s no need to lie it
The trickster's best trick is not to do one. Another trickster said so, in Breathless: "There's no need to lie. It's like poker. The truth is best. The others still think you're bluffing, so you win."
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when the facts become legend print the facts
When the facts become legend, print the facts.
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leaving the economic field for aesthetic ground the actress jostles a taboo many films aren t being watched be
"...leaving the economic field for aesthetic ground, the actress jostles a taboo: many films aren't being watched because they're mediocre." Did Catherine Deneuve, in an interview, do the work that French critics don't because of supporting the home team?
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transparent is a great word one sees through lies
Transparent is a great word: one sees through lies.
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at least the fan service in superhero and supernatural movies is out front and inconsequential the fan service
At least the fan service in superhero and supernatural movies is out front (and inconsequential); the fan service on which some documentaries is based stealthily shifts their very concept toward the promotional.
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yes also the police car has a pennsylvania license plate and the map shown on tv news places centerville near
@KristyPuchko Yes; also the police car has a Pennsylvania license plate; and the map shown on TV news places Centerville near the well-known Pennsylvania town of Intercourse.

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last time the cubs won the series the principal conductor of the metropolitan opera was gustav mahler
Last time the Cubs won the Series, the principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera was Gustav Mahler.
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nothing but contempt for the mr potters who are shutting down filmstruck also never trust streaming own or los
Nothing but contempt for the Mr. Potters who are shutting down FilmStruck. Also, never trust streaming: own or lose.
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phantom thread
Phantom thread:
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the burial of kojo blitz bazawule s distinctive and exemplary lyrical vision of a family in ghana comes to thi
The Burial of Kojo, Blitz Bazawule's distinctive and exemplary lyrical vision of a family in Ghana, comes to this Sunday (thanks to whose company Array is distributing it):
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us is astonishing deeply troubling and yet exhilarating its imaginative spectrum is vast in its view of the wo
US is astonishing, deeply troubling, and yet exhilarating; its imaginative spectrum is vast, in its view of the world at large and its sharply conceived and realized details.

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says the man who ran on a ticket with a reality tv celebrity
Says the man who ran on a ticket with a reality-TV celebrity.
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boots riley s sorry to bother you is an amazingly original fantasy that gets beyond appearances to causes and
Boots Riley's Sorry to Bother You is an amazingly original fantasy that gets beyond appearances to causes and currents, beyond indignation to action; it's also an astonishing cornucopia of inventiveness; I'm impatient to see it again:
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in honor and memory of agnes varda
In honor and memory of Agnès Varda:
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the critics are wrong the dead don t die is ingenious and exhilarating and it s also jim jarmusch s first late
The critics are wrong; The Dead Don't Die is ingenious and exhilarating, and it's also Jim Jarmusch's first "late film," a work of extremes sent over as if from high above and far away. Details TK.
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the celebration of mediocre indie brand films the art house consensus and nostalgia whether for 90s 70s 60s 30
The celebration of mediocre indie-brand films, the art-house consensus, and nostalgia (whether for '90s, '70s, '60s, '30s, or one's own youth) are much bigger threats to the movie-scape than the deluge of superheroes & franchises.
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