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On Asghar Farhadi…

~~In the wake of Asghar Farhadi’s win of a second Oscar last night, I am re-posting this 2012 review of his earlier masterpiece “A Separation.” I have not seen “The Salesman” for which he won the second Oscar. I read … Continue reading

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Twenty favorite films: Watching Caché, again

~~Winter is here, for sure.  Time to watch those favorite movies again, as the long nights spread their white blanket over us all.  And so I begin with one of my very favorites, Peter Haneke’s Caché–an unlikely candidate given its … Continue reading

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“The American”–away, alone, amorous

Anton Corbijn’s The American may not be very popular at the box office, nor a particularly great film. But for all that it is not–and there’s a long list of negations on which this remarkable film rests so precariously– it is … Continue reading

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