Posts Tagged ‘Film review’

Inception

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Christopher Nolan’s two-and-a-half hour hackery By Armond White Christopher Nolan doesn’t have a born filmmaker’s natural gift for detail, composition and movement, but on the evidence of his fussily constructed mind-game movies Following, Memento, Insomnia and the new Inception, he’s definitely a born con artist. Who else could rook Warner Bros. out of $200 million [&hellip
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Resurrection of Affection

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Stonewall history gets gentrified By Armond White Stonewall Uprising confronts our nonchalant present-day sexual freedoms with the history of struggle that peaked in the 1969 Stonewall riots. Its title asserts uprising (not “riot”) to convey the oppression that gay people had to violently oppose in order to claim their humanity and citizenship
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BLESSED IS THE MARTYR

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Hannah Senesh is the Jewish Joan of Arc. As part of the only military operation to attempt a rescue of Jews held in concentration camps, the Hungarian Senesh left Palestine to parachute into Yugoslavia, where she was arrested, tortured and eventually executed. Her story has inspired millions, so why does she comes across as such [&hellip
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