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5 mini-reviews from a critic catching up

A Curtain Raiser [Francois Ozon, 2006] Probably the best of these five films I’m reviewing. Bruno (The charming Louis Garrel) and his friend Pierre (Mathieu Amalric) are waiting in Bruno’s apartment for his girlfriend to arrive. Bruno previously told her … Continue reading

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“Stardust Memories” review

Right of the bat I’d have to recommend that you see Federico Fellini’s “8 ½” before viewing this. Allen’s film parallels Fellini’s, although that being said, both films are quite different. This is an Allen film through and through. He … Continue reading

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“Solino” review

I don’t feel like this breaks too much new ground. The tone is very familiar. It feels a bit like “Cinema Paradiso”. Which isn’t a bad thing, but don’t go in expecting things you haven’t already seen. Although it does … Continue reading

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