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The Bride Of Glomdal – Review

Dreyer’s 1926 pastoral is as masterful in its scenic naturalism as it is in its understated but intense performances. One moment of unreadable mystery amid the final action lift Glomdal into the realm of poetry…

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The Andromeda Strain – a short review

a slow but gripping exemplar of the thoughtful, serious sci-fi that was wiped out by the arrival of Star Wars in 1977…

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Night and the City

One of the best, though not best remembered noir classic, Night and the City does for a scarred post-war London what The Third Man did for Vienna, turning it into a mythic space of shadow, deceit and downfall. . .

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