Friday, September 19, 2014
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Movies

Kevin Kline is an American who inherits an apartment and a tenant (Maggie Smith) is the offbeat and slightly off key ‘My Old Lady’
One of the most memorable scenes from The Unknown Known, Errol Morris' unsettling portrait of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, was the now-iconic shot of American servicemen pushing helicopters overboard during the evacuation of Saigon in 1975, while Rumsfeld said, "Some things work out, some things don't."
Scour the works of John Buchan, W. Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, and John le Carré and you'd be hard-pressed to find a spy story as compelling or fantastical as The Green Prince, an Israeli espionage film set during the second Palestinian Intifada.
Already well-established for his music videos and TV ads, Austrian writer-director Markus Blunder applies the cinematic boldness and freedom afforded by his short-form work to his feature debut, Autumn Blood, an enigmatic, visually stunning, but uneven parable about the rape and attempted murder of a young girl in a tiny Alpine community.
We usually hear about the previous century's two worldwide conflagrations as separate events. But what if we studied World War I and World War II in continuity with each other as part of one historical wave - a wave that saw the death of more than 88 million people.
The Maze Runner is an existential horror story that mixes the fraternal feuding of Lord of the Flies with the giant tentacled menace of 1950s sci-fi monster movies such as Tarantula, with the Kafka-esque social order of the 1960s cult series The Prisoner, with the garbage-compactor scene from the first Star Wars.
It's the Francophile's ultimate fantasy: A relative wills you an apartment in Paris! Not just some ratty garret, but a sunlit succession of rooms on two floors, with a garden, on an ancient street in the heart of the Marais district.
‘Magic Mike’ fans have a few tears to shed after the news of Matthew McConaughey not returning for ‘Magic Mike XXL,’ according...
In Kevin Smith’s ‘Tusk,’ Justin Long is a Smith-ian podcaster whose interview with a recluse (Michael Parks) turns creepy
 
Bertolucci's 'The Conformist' back on big screen