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The 10 Best Films of 2015. And Where To Find Them.

By at January 23, 2016 | 11:43 am | 1 Comments

The 10 Best Films of 2015. And Where To Find Them.

Like every film critic, I had wonderful intentions of having my annual best-of feature ready to go by the first day of 2016. But hey, if intentions were actions, this would have been ready three weeks ago. Better late than never, but my personal Top Ten of 2015 now has some fortuitous timing with a notable groupthink about the best films of the year, namely the more...

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Matriarchal Mastery: THE SECOND MOTHER Film Review

By at September 21, 2015 | 10:37 pm | 1 Comments

Matriarchal Mastery: THE SECOND MOTHER Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars "What time will she be back?" That’s the question little Fabinho asks the family maid in the opening scene of The Second Mother, wondering aloud when his mom will return to their well-appointed Sao Paolo home. In Portuguese, it’s Que horas ela volta?, which is the actual title of Anna Muylaert’s exceptional study of parenthood and status before it more...

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