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  • Saint-Narcisse

    ★★★★

  • Funny Boy

    ★★½

  • Fauna

    ★★★½

  • Beans

    ★★★½

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  • Freud: The Secret Passion

    Freud: The Secret Passion

    ★★★★

    A surprisingly thunderous movie. Charles Kaufman's screenplay isn't a biopic at all, more a condensation of the thinker's ideas into a chamber drama of heavy-handed significance. All of his theories are crammed into one patient, Cecily Koertner. Susannah York's performance is a lot more restrained than, say, Keira Knightley's in A Dangerous Method or Tippi Hedren's in Marnie. Montgomery Clift is equally modest, though that doesn't necessarily mean he's bad. It's more than the film's performances are subservient to its…

  • Queen Margot

    Queen Margot

    ★★★★★

    Every time you call a movie "operatic" and it's not this movie, you are wrong.