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Working at the Park Slope co-op, 10:04's unnamed narrator wants to give some advice to a fellow volunteer. The woman, Noor, has just revealed that, not long after her father's death, she learned her father wasn't actually her father. She associated with...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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In the tradition of many of Alain Resnais's films, Life of Riley follows characters who attempt to explicate their lives through art, only to find the art in question to be a slippery portal into introspective chaos. It's essentially a comedy, as the...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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An uneven examination of paradise(s) lost, Pegi Vail's Gringo Trails showcases the tourism industry's encroachment on the natural beauty and modest livelihoods in undeveloped areas within countries such as Bolivia and Thailand. Luring worldwide backpackers...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Kelly & Cal is a romantic drama complicated by a stroller and a wheelchair, and its first mistake is in assuming some kind of equity between the two vehicles. The stroller belongs to Kelly (Juliette Lewis), a new mother and former riot grrrl, married...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Olivier Assayas opens Clouds of Sils Maria with nothing short of a master class on how to shoot a scene inside a moving train. The camera and cutting follow an organic and prophetic rhythm, at once condensing and announcing the film's themes and metaphorical...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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M83's endearing tendency to go for the jugular every single time has allowed their entire catalogue to be easily lumped into a staggering pile of grandiosity. Yet, with over a decade of hyper-sensory dreamgaze to their credit, the diversity of their...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Frontera is shot and scored like a classic western, structured like an Alejandro González Iñárritu dirge, and performed with the understatement of a social-realist film. First-time director Michael Berry is experimenting with a variety of different...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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M83's endearing tendency to go for the jugular every single time has allowed their entire catalogue to be easily lumped into a staggering pile of grandiosity. Yet, with over a decade of hyper-sensory dreamgaze to their credit, the diversity of their...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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After last week's season opener, which cushioned the shock of the new Doctor by putting him into a story which was full of the characters and trappings of his predecessor's time, the real era of Peter Capaldi starts with "Into the Dalek." Writer Phil...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Memphis opens with the horn of a distant train barreling its way across the city's outskirts as a young boy rides his bike down an open street. The sounds of industry, though not literally speaking to the specificities of the Memphis metropolitan area,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Unremarkable films propped up by exceptional lead performances are as much a certainty of the autumnal season as yellow leaves and pumpkin patches. The one-two punch of Telluride and Toronto has served as the official launching pad for many such films...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The Identical pivots on the legend that Elvis Presley had a double (who some say was Jesse, his twin brother who died in childbirth). The film's spin on the Elvis figure is Drexel Hemsley (Blake Rayne), a legendary 1950s rock-n'-roller who's universally...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Naked Opera commits a fatal error by mistaking its presentation of Marc (Marc Rollinger), a Luxembourger aesthete in search of the perfect production of Don Giovanni, for satirical, when it's actually as thoroughly pedantic as the critique supposedly...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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