Obit
May17

Obit

What is an obit? Director Vanessa Gould lets the writers speak for themselves. Though the answer is not as divisive as others, there are still misconceptions related to the field.

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After the Storm
May10

After the Storm

The sharp wit of the dialogue, the dry, morbid sense of humor and the unrestrained, candid nature of the family dynamics give the film a uniqueness of tone and entertainment that most films never match.

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In Search of Israeli Cuisine
Apr21

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

“Food is not political” is the foundation of Roger Sherman’s In Search of Israeli Cuisine. The documentary is a culturally subversive look at the many food-related differences in Israel.

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Cézanne Et Moi
Apr12

Cézanne Et Moi

Danièle Thompson’s Cézanne-Et-Moi is drenched with a self-importance that, though draining, is utterly fitting to the historical men it brings to life.

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My Life as a Zucchini
Mar02

My Life as a Zucchini

My Life as a Zucchini has all the style and angst of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie but with the real world struggles of Short Term 12

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The Salesman
Feb18

The Salesman

“The Salesman” opens with the lighting and darkening of set pieces. Shadows of angled furniture, occasionally mixed with deep reds, come in and out.

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The Art & Exploration of Middle Eastern Cinema
Feb06

The Art & Exploration of Middle Eastern Cinema

In America we view our freedom of the press as an everyday way of life–a privilege we often don’t recognize while throwing scorn at other countries for it. With Trump’s Muslim ban, enacted last week, we saw the first inklings of shutting out the outside world.

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