Category: monday movie

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Monday Movie: The French Lieutenant’s Woman, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of The French Lieutenant’s Woman originally ran as a home video review. Karel Reisz’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman is much more than a way to listen to people repeatedly...

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Monday Movie: Dogville, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Dogville originally ran as a Criterion prediction. Lars Von Trier has some issues with women. I don’t know what they are (and I want to), but...

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Monday Movie: Love Affair, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Love Affair originally ran as part of our TCM Classic Film Festival 2019 coverage. As is often the case when a director remakes their own film,...

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Monday Movie: Le Pont du Nord, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Le Pont du Nord originally ran as a home video review. Jacques Rivette’s Le Pont du Nord (out on Blu-ray this week from Kino Lorber) gives us a...

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Monday Movie: Yeelen, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Yeelen originally ran as a Criterion Prediction. Usually with African cinema, we get neorealist parables and socio-political allegories from luminaries like Ousmane Sembene, Djibril Diop Mambéty,...

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Monday Movie: Candyman, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Candyman originally ran as a Home Video Hovel review. Nothing says “prestige horror” like a score by Philip Glass. His towering, choral, staccato music is unmistakable...

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Monday Movie: Monsters and Men, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Monsters and Men originally ran as part of our Sundance 2018 coverage. One day shy of a year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Monsters and...