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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman



  • Columbus



    Getting tired of movie characters who smoke incessantly. Does the director think they need props? It gets in the way of what is largely a lovely film about the impact of physical space in everyday life. The parallel soap-opera plots are a tad shopworn as well, though Kogonada does his best to Ozufy them by occasionally withholding information (both visually and verbally). Haley Lu Richardson, who was very good in a supporting role in THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, delivers a…

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  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas


    An America already nearly forgotten. Gas stations. Hotel rooms. Pay phones. Vast desert vistas and even vaster internal terrain. Harry Dean Stanton's iconic wanderer. Dean Stockwell's fundamental decency. Temporary urban tranquility. A brothel that tends to loneliness and pain. Kindness and forgiveness transcending selfishness and jealousy. Nastassja Kinski bares her soul. A movie that takes you someplace. Lightning in a bottle. A masterpiece.

  • It Follows

    It Follows


    Crafted with undeniable verve, yet still a little silly. While I'm glad Mitchell doesn't belabor his tale with explanation or exposition, I must confess I started thinking of questions about the "rules" like the wiseacres in GREMLINS 2: Can "It" follow you to Europe, if you tried to escape there? Would "It" fly overseas in pursuit? First class or coach? This probably indicates a lack of investment on my part (or Mitchell's?) in the characters: namely Greta Gerwig-girl, our understandably…