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Alan Rudolph’s Fanciful Despair: RAY MEETS HELEN
Alan Rudolph’s most recent worthwhile film is now available on a Blu-ray alongside AFTERGLOW
Love, the Hard Way: JULIET, NAKED and DESTINATION WEDDING
It’s so hard to pull off a romantic comedy in this day and age.
Pierce Brosnan, Guy Pearce and Minnie Driver grapple with the truth in SPINNING MAN
For Pierce Brosnan’s birthday, a loot back at a good, overlooked recent film of his.
It’s Okay to be Unpopular: Hal Hartley, The Deadpan Tragedian
This piece originally was published in Queens Free Press in April 2015 Ned Rifle, the third in Hal Hartley’s trilogy begun with Henry Fool in 1998 and followed by Fay Grim in 2006, is a fitting labor-of-love that both celebrates the past and points towards an uncertain future that reflects not only the characters’ situations but perhapsContinue reading “It’s Okay to be Unpopular: Hal Hartley, The Deadpan Tragedian”