Category: Theatrical Review

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Never Look Away: One Color, by David Bax

In a promising opening scene before the agonizingly long decline that is the rest of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Never Look Away, a child and his aunt in 1930s Nazi Germany attend an exhibit of modern art. But the tour guide,...

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Shoplifters: Is This Your Family?, by Scott Nye

Hirokazu Koreeda is no stranger to the unconventional family, his recent films having tackled a switched-at-birth tale, sisters striking out on their own, and divorce, but his latest, Palme d’Or winning film puts him in especially unconventional territory. Shoplifters is...

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AFI Fest 2018: “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians”, by Scott Nye

“I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” begins as documentary, proceeds as political comedy, climaxes as a live event, and concludes as the most laser-accurate indictment of the modern culture we’ve yet seen since neofascism...