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  1. BUNGALOW (Ulrich Köhler 2002) Grasshopper Film virtual theater release

    ULRICH KOHLER: BUNGALOW (2001)

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    I'm an extraterrestrial. I don't have many lines.

    Thanks to Grasshopper Films virtual theater's release...
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    LENNIE BURMEISTER, TRINE DYRHOLM AND DEVID STRIESOW IN BUNGALOW

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    Grasshopper Films releases Ulrich Köhler's auspicious and original 2002 debut...
  3. Thhis film was reviewed in 2018, in the NNew York...

    Thhis film was reviewed in 2018, in the NNew York Times for instance, when this Rialto reissue was shown theatrically for a minute. "A vexing noir," A.O. Scott called it; (vexing because it's wholly...
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    You're very lucky to be getting this seemingly...

    You're very lucky to be getting this seemingly forced intro to a fest of his films. I know he is one of the American classics but have little direct knowledge. But I'm happy to drink deeply of the...
  5. WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER (Jean-Pierre Melville 1953)

    JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE: WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER /QUAND TU LIRAS CETTE LETTRE (1953)

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    PHILIPPE LEMAIRE AND JULIETTE GRECO IN WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER

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    WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER/QUAND TU LIRAS CETTE LETTRE (Jean-Pierre Melville 1953)

    JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE: WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER /QUAND TU LIRAS CETTE LETTRE (1953)

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    PHILIPPE LEMAIRE AND JULIETTE GRECO IN WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER

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    http://www.chrisknipp.com/images/o.jpg ORLANDO...

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    ORLANDO BLOOM IN THE OUTPOST

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    This isn't hype. I have a modest system, but good sound, and THE OUTPOST plays 'fantastically...
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    THE FIGHT ( Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman 2020)

    ELI B. DESPRES, JOSH KRIEGMAN: THE FIGHT (2020)

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    DALE HO IN THE FIGHT

    The work of the attorneys of the ACLU

    The ACLU, the American Civil Liberties...
  9. This little documentary, which I got to review...

    This little documentary, which I got to review long in advance, is turning out to be one of the big movies of this very damaged, limping holiday weekend. It's recommended by the WASINGTON POST...
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    Indeed, a very true story, effectively rendered....

    Indeed, a very true story, effectively rendered.
    Hope you get to see it.

    And I'd like to put in a plug for RESTREPO, the remarkable documentary about this world, if you can find it. WATCH IT...
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    I've now rewatched THE OUTOST and remain...

    I've now rewatched THE OUTOST and remain convinced it's a great little war movie. Its dialogue and its technical recreation of the intense day-long battle are both excellent. I've also read the...
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    Some positive reviews of this excellent new war...

    Some positive reviews of this excellent new war movie:

    Peter DeBruge of Variety writes: "Such a film may suffer from home viewing, and yet, The Outpost represents the most exhilarating new movie...
  13. JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (Dawn Porter 2020)

    DAWN PORTER: JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (2020)

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    JOHN LEWIS IN JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE

    "Make trouble - good trouble": struggles more than ever relevant...
  14. Thread: Tcm

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    Not that good an idea. You can say the movie...

    Not that good an idea. You can say the movie moved you. We all say that, you, me, and Pauline Kael.

    "Kael was right, and she loved the movie." I tried to explain how that's reductive of her...
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    THE OUTPOST (Rod Lurie 2020)

    ROD LURIE: THE OUTPOST (2020)

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    CALEB LANDRY JONES IN THE OUTPOST

    A film that honors veterans of the US war in Afghanistan

    Apparently American...
  16. Thread: Tcm

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    BOB DYLAN (DON'T LOOK BACK) Sorry - our posts...

    BOB DYLAN (DON'T LOOK BACK)
    Sorry - our posts overlap because you're putting up so many. "What makes no sense?" you ask. I mean your argument about why you reject Pennebaker and tried to make DON'T...
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    Sorry, this makes no sense.

    Sorry, this makes no sense.
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    Your disapproval of Pennebaker, whose DON'T LOOK...

    Your disapproval of Pennebaker, whose DON'T LOOK BACK you acknowledge should be and is in the(United States) National Film registry, mystifies me. Why is "seizing history and pouncing" a fault? ...
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    DON'T LOOK BACK. ...

    DON'T LOOK BACK.

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    B.D. SAN FRANCISCO PRESS CONFERENCE STILL

    YOu forgot to note the filmmaker: D.A. Pennebaker, who made MONTEREY POP and other iconic...
  20. BABYTEETH (Shannon Murphy 2019) -2020 New Directors/New Films (cancelled)

    The following is one of the four 2020 New Directors/New Films offerings I got to review before the press screenings and festival were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was released online...
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    http://www.chrisknipp.com/images/rififi2.jpg ...

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    You must see RIFIFI (1955). Metascore 97 - that gives you an idea. Dassin got blacklisted, moved to Paris, and made RIFIFI, his masterpiece.
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    GUEST OF HONOUR (Atom Agoyan 2019)

    ATOM AGOOYAN: GUEST OF HONOUR (2019)

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    DAVID THEWLIS IN GUEST OF HONOUR

    Rabbits, a bus, prison, and a web of tangled absurdities

    In Atom Agoyan's...
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    STAR LIGHT ( Mitchell Altieri, Lee Cummings 2020)

    MICHAEL ALTIERI, LEE CUMMINGS: STAR LIGHT

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    STAR LIGHT
    A Film by Mitchell Altieri (The Night Watchmen, Holy Ghost People) and Lee Cummings
    Starring Scout...
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    CRSHD (Emily Cohn 2019)

    EMILY COHN: CRSHD (2019)

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    "Your mileage may vary on the visual barrage of Facebook and emoji jokes and the use of words like 'obvi' in dialogue, but the...
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    "Tribal natives"? Native tribesmen, perhaps. ...

    "Tribal natives"? Native tribesmen, perhaps.
    Fave of the 1930's? How about THE 39 STEPS, THE LADY VANISHES, LA GRANDE ILLUSION, RULES OF THE GAME, BOUDOU SAVED FROM DROWING, BLOOD OF A POET?
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