Posted by: Vasco | January 3, 2015

2014 in Film: I

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Bonus:

  • more suspense
  • one or two paragraphs accompanying each entry

 

HM#1

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Corbijn’s most mature work, a tense, atmospheric thriller, slow pace contrasts with the restless camera. Its social commentary is insipid and the anti-American sentiment heavy-handed, but Hoffman is absorbing.

HM#2

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Eccentricities abound, but never become bothersome. More somber than fun(ny)… The Soronprfbs.

#25

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An unnecessarily intricate Shakespearean plot does not diminish the impact of its wider (violent) canvas. A cadenced choreography of fierce brutality.

#24

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Disparate tableaux under discreet, cunning gestures, Fedorchenko’s unusual aesthetic is certainly alienating. Art in its political context.

To be continued…

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