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  • Calvary

    Calvary

    ★★★★½

    Extremely moving film that strips Catholicism down to its barest essence and most painful contradictions; the last few minutes are pure beauty, especially for someone like me who feels the faith deeply.

  • Love from a Stranger

    Love from a Stranger

    ★★★

    Solid noir in the romantic suspense sub genre; nothing special or distinctive, but fine.

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  • Nightfall

    Nightfall

    ★★★½

    Unique story and setting; imperfect plot; late-cycle 50’s atmosphere; nicely shot and directed; Aldo Ray has a strange appeal to him.

  • The Amazing Mr. X

    The Amazing Mr. X

    ★★★½

    Much better the second time around; this is an excellent film - strong performances, really cool story with some big surprises, but the star, of course, is the spectacular cinematography from Alton. Despite being the public domain, maybe some day this will come out on Blu-ray.