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Best of Criterion's New Releases, December 2015

“Fair warning: You may want to precede your first viewing of Japanese artist-filmmaker crossover wunderkind Takashi Murakami’s Jellyfish Eyes by reading the essay Glen Helfand has penned for Criterion’s Blu-ray release. 173 more words

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5 of my favourite Christmas films

I’m working on Christmas Eve, which is the main day of celebration in Sweden where my family lives, so I’m planning to treat the holidays as self care time and do lots of nice things for myself. 591 more words

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5 creepy Japanese films for Hallowe'en

It comes as no surprise that I adore Japanese cinema and that I watch a lot of it. After all, I legally changed my name to that of my favourite actress. 509 more words

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Best of Criterion's New Releases, October 2015

Unsettling tales of terror and stories of love both requited and not make up the bulk of The Criterion Collection’s October release slate. (Via Paste Magazine.)

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Best of Criterion's New Releases, September 2015

The best Wes Anderson movie ever made, Bruce Beresford’s most accomplished and well-recognized works, top-drawer De Palma, and more in September’s Criterion round-up. (Via Paste Magazine.)

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Best of Criterion's New Releases, August 2015

Woefully unsung Truffaut, classic and influential film noir from the great Jules Dassin, and Karel Reisz’s wonderful film adaptation of an unfilmable novel take the spotlight in August’s Criterion round-up. (Via Paste Magazine.)

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5 amazing revenge films

The urge to take revenge is a visceral reaction to feeling hurt or wronged, but most of us don’t act on it because intellectually we know that it won’t make things better. 631 more words

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