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  • What's Love Got to Do with It

    What's Love Got to Do with It

    ★★★½

    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

    ★★½

    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.