Ben and Nick close out their second season of the podcast with the beautifully shot “Days of Heaven” from director Terrence Malick. We hope you enjoyed this latest installment and we will try to come back soon for the third …

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Oh, yes, there is a place in the cinematic world for a movie like Fifty Shades of Grey (2015). The snark in me wants to quickly add that that place is straight in the garbage, but the honest film lover in …

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Alex Ross Perry’s Listen Up Phillip (2014) begins with a man waiting at a coffee shop for his ex-girlfriend. She arrives late but pleasantly, and he tells her off in a scathing diatribe about all her faults, making clear that his success …

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It would have to be Tim Burton to tell the strange and twisted real story of Margaret and Walter Keane. The tale of lies and secret identities, art and kitsch, talent and salesmanship is tailor-made for Burton’s brand of elevated …

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It takes a lot of kindness to make a sacrifice for someone. It takes a lot of courage to ask for that sacrifice. There’s nothing like desperation to foster that courage. Brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne make small movies about …

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Every viewer has a place where a movie can get to him. There is no point in being objective about this; Alzheimer’s disease and its destructive cruelty occupies a large part of my psyche and represents a terror and hatred …

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