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  • L'Eclisse
  • Winter Light
  • Casablanca
  • North Sea Hijack

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  • Spooky House

    ★★★½

  • That Hamilton Woman

    ★★★½

  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII

  • Tower of London: The Innocent

    ★★★

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  • The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

    The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

    ★★★½

    I WATCHED THIS A COUPLE MONTHS AGO AND I'M STILL TRYING TO SORT OUT HOW I FEEL ABOUT IT. As a rule, I try to separate the presence of a single person in a film (or directing a film) from the film itself since scores of other people worked on it. For instance, I love SEVEN, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, THE SHIPPING NEWS and BABY DRIVER but Kevin Spacey is in them. I'm not going to stop watching those films because…

  • Beneath the 12-Mile Reef

    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef

    ★★★

    A change of pace for Robert Wagner. Who'd have thought it; Robert Wagner takes a woman out on a boat and she DOESN'T end up dead!

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  • Bus Stop

    Bus Stop

    ½

    I have to agree with the other negative reviews of this film; it is possibly one of the most unpleasant movie watching experiences I've ever had. Others have commented that it was like a horror film where a brutish bully torments a woman until he finally breaks her. For me, it was like watching a rape in slow motion; but with the added unpleasantness of the filmmakers' attitude that we were apparently supposed to find a lot of the proceedings…

  • Terrified

    Terrified

    ★½

    I wasn't.