Movie reviews

eXistenZ (1999)

“Life is a hospital where every patient is obsessed by the desire of changing beds.  One would like to suffer opposite the stove, another is

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Fellini Satyricon (1969)

Imperial Rome is back in the news these days.  Director Ridley Scott’s recently released Gladiator has garnered glowing reviews from just about everywhere. I’m glad. 

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Seven Beauties (1975)

“Multiply the above [execution of  seventeen prisoners of war] by scores, aye hundreds—verify it in all the forms that different circumstances, individuals, places, could afford—light

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Naked (1993)

  Johnny: “And what is it what goes on in this postmodernist gas chamber? Night Watchman:  “Nothing.  It’s empty.” Johnny:  “So what is it you

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