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  • What's Love Got to Do with It

    What's Love Got to Do with It


    It is ABSURD that Ruth E. Carter's incredible work in this (the belts! the jackets! the sunglasses!) lost out on an Oscar nomination to the goddamn red coat in Schindler's List.

  • Darling Lili

    Darling Lili


    Buried deep in the second act of this film is a pretty good Blake Edwards comedy.

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  • Freud: The Secret Passion

    Freud: The Secret Passion


    A surprisingly thunderous movie. Charles Kaufman's screenplay isn't a biopic at all, more a condensation of the thinker's ideas into a chamber drama of heavy-handed significance. All of his theories are crammed into one patient, Cecily Koertner. Susannah York's performance is a lot more restrained than, say, Keira Knightley's in A Dangerous Method or Tippi Hedren's in Marnie. Montgomery Clift is equally modest, though that doesn't necessarily mean he's bad. It's more than the film's performances are subservient to its…

  • Queen Margot

    Queen Margot


    Every time you call a movie "operatic" and it's not this movie, you are wrong.