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  • Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

    Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

    An expertly made documentary whose strength lies in knowing how interesting its subject is and not feeling the need for a pointless narrative structure to surround the abundance of information.

  • Night Moves

    Night Moves

    Here we have a great sense of the efforts a community can do and how little it takes for that to be broken; the struggle between a long drawn out non-violent cause and its opposite, neither seeming to be too effective when the power lies elsewhere and is stronger than both combined. The perfect role for Eisenberg who in turn brings so much to the table there; his disconnect with the technological society is equalled by his understanding of the…

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  • RR

    RR

    “The film is called RR, but I like to call it “Railroad,” because RR sounds like a pirate movie.”—James Benning

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    Refn's film about cinema, tirelessly reiterating that the most important thing ("the only thing") is that which is seen and is immediately striking, interpretation a necessary result but one that only develops once one has been brought into and personally occupies the vacuum that is its allure. In one of the rare films where shot-countershot (and indeed any such uninventive or solely reiterative repetition of shots) does anything but take away from it Refn uses the technique to reveal whose…