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  • Mary Poppins Returns

    Mary Poppins Returns


    There are moments of glowing creativity here, but Rob Marshall is such a muddy director that even his CGI work is poorly framed.

  • A Century of Energy

    A Century of Energy


    Cinema returns home.

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return


    The revolution was televised.

  • Araby



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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    For the sake of the song

    The title of Araby (Arábia) – an enigmatic choice for a film set in Minas Gerais, Brazil – appears twice during its 96 minutes. The first time is as a conventional title card, except that it is introduced over 20 minutes into the film, separated from the opening credits. It’s a revealing choice not only because it is unusual, although the film’s movement could be summarized in this displacement: to…