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Category Archives: de Poetica
Has there ever been a more devastatingly effective use of a pop song in a movie sound track? Or a more quietly shattering portrait of a marriage?
The master of stop-motion special effects, who influenced Lucas, Spielberg, and Cameron, dies at 92.
5. Killing Them Softly: “Fly coach.”
The singer of “At Last” and other songs dies at 73.
When violence erupts in Animal Kingdom, it literally explodes on screen. No stylish slow motion, no hipster grand guignol, just lethal brutality, swiftly administered with casual and sickening indifference.
Showgirls. For intellectual wannabes.