Movie reviews

New Waterford Girl

—“This is great!  You gonna to give me the Grand Tour?”   —“My house.  Your house. There’s the shore.  The mine.  The Main Drag.  Hospital.

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Kalifornia

[Author’s Note: This is the second half of a column which began with a review of The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999] Tom Ripley has the

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

“Once one becomes interested in the game, there is no knowing where one will stop.” –from Les Liaisons Dangereuses I’d originally planned this month’s column

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Jesus of Montreal (1989)

Early on in Denys Arcand’s Jesus of Montreal, René (played by the phenomenal Québecois stage director Robert Lepage) warns fellow actor Daniel (Lothaire Bluteau) that

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Tango (1998)

“When I recall you, beloved tango, I feel the earth moving under our feet As we danced, and hear the rumbling of the past. Mother

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Alaska (1996)

Well, this is going to be different.  I’ve never reviewed half a movie before.  It’s sort of an ideal situation for a critic:  I get

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Hideous Kinky (1998)

Nasrudin was in a patent office trying to patent a magic wand. “I’m sorry,” said the clerk, “ we don’t patent impossible inventions.” So Nasrudin

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