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"...Blends fiction and reality....A surprising catch..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly83.82706

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"...Something quite special....One of the most original, wonderfully oddball, independent American films..." New York Times Included in The New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1984" New York Times "...STRANGER THAN PARADISE is a bracingly original avant-garde black comedy..." Variety "...PARADISE's offbeat economy is inspiring; it's composed of only 67 single gorgeous black-and-white shots..." Entertainment Weekly "[A] Beckettesque anomie prevails....Beautifully shot in black and white..." Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his multiple award winner is droll, fabulously shot...and winningly captures an aimless lifestyle..."New York Times22.39759

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"...A victory of form over content..." Sight and Sound "...Jarmusch is an American original....[DOWN BY LAW is] an unqualified delight..." New York Times Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1986" New York Times "...An inkily comic dream of a movie....Few contemporary directors use unoccupied space and wordless glances with the comic wallop of Jarmusch; he's perfected a kind of formalist shaggy-dog style utterly his own..." Los Angeles Times "LAW is Jarmusch's most satisfying work, using dry humor, great music, and especially the black-and-white cinematography..." Premiere19.62362

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Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1986"New York Times "LAW is Jarmusch's most satisfying work, using dry humor, great music, and especially the black-and-white cinematography..."Premiere "...A victory of form over content..."Sight and Sound "...Jarmusch is an American original....[DOWN BY LAW is] an unqualified delight..."New York Times "...An inkily comic dream of a movie....Few contemporary directors use unoccupied space and wordless glances with the comic wallop of Jarmusch; he's perfected a kind of formalist shaggy-dog style utterly his own..."Los Angeles Times19.62362

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"...Keitel gives a complex performance....The film remains an intriguing look at loneliness and love..." Box Office0.2425654

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"[Danhier] illuminates a hectic and fascinating place and time, bringing it back to life and tracing its continuing influence."New York Times "[I]t's exciting to see clips from these often-hard-to-find films, and it's rare for a rise-and-fall-of-an-artistic-movement story to have a second act, as BLANK CITY does." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[A] terrific documentary about a 30-year-old Lower Manhattan micro-niche. BLANK CITY mixes present-day interviews with a liberal sampling of 'period' imagery, including clips from actual No Wave films..."Film Comment "Danhier evocatively recaptures this gritty period of anything-goes creativity in the thorough, decidedly non-romanticized documentary BLANK CITY."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The documentary does a formidable job of sampling countless films now mostly forgotten....It gathers many of the artists, now middle-aged, to recollect a time of heedless youth."Chicago Sun-Times0.2401275

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"[Danhier] illuminates a hectic and fascinating place and time, bringing it back to life and tracing its continuing influence."New York Times "[I]t's exciting to see clips from these often-hard-to-find films, and it's rare for a rise-and-fall-of-an-artistic-movement story to have a second act, as BLANK CITY does." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[A] terrific documentary about a 30-year-old Lower Manhattan micro-niche. BLANK CITY mixes present-day interviews with a liberal sampling of 'period' imagery, including clips from actual No Wave films..."Film Comment "Danhier evocatively recaptures this gritty period of anything-goes creativity in the thorough, decidedly non-romanticized documentary BLANK CITY."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The documentary does a formidable job of sampling countless films now mostly forgotten....It gathers many of the artists, now middle-aged, to recollect a time of heedless youth."Chicago Sun-Times0.2401275

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"...A terrifically genial New York City farce....Arquette and Madonna are delights, as is each member of the huge supporting cast..."New York Times "...Endearingly hilarious....DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN is a lark, an exhilarating celebration of people who have the good sense to be in touch with themselves and with each other..."Los Angeles Times Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1985"New York Times "...It's amusing enough stuff, with snappy dialogue..."Total Film "The movie was a vehicle for Rosanna Arquette, but Madonna danced away with it..."Rolling Stone0.2058236

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"...A terrifically genial New York City farce....Arquette and Madonna are delights, as is each member of the huge supporting cast..."New York Times "...Endearingly hilarious....DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN is a lark, an exhilarating celebration of people who have the good sense to be in touch with themselves and with each other..."Los Angeles Times Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1985"New York Times "...It's amusing enough stuff, with snappy dialogue..."Total Film "The movie was a vehicle for Rosanna Arquette, but Madonna danced away with it..."Rolling Stone0.2058236

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A simmering lead performance by John Malkovich anchors Aussie director Steve Jacobs' surprisingly deft screen adaptation of South African Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee's wildly-acclaimed 199 novel DISGRACE..."Box Office "[A] faithful compelling screen adaptation....DISGRACE is all the more devastating for being so coolly dispassionate."New York Times "Jacobs and Monticelli have approached their challenging source material with a clear and committed cinematic vision."Los Angeles Times "Its characters are uncompromisingly themselves, flawed, stubborn, vulnerable....This is one of the year's best films..."Chicago Sun-Times [D]emanding but ultimately rewarding....Nothing is simple in this film, which ramifies into parallel meditations on race, the transformation of racial politics and lessons to be learned from the lives of dogs.Wall Street Journal "Newcomer Jessica Haines is transparent and heartbreaking as the prof's unorthodox daughter, a victim of violence as the old ways crumble." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "John Malkovich's portrayal of an aging and sexually aggressive professor of poetry is enough to make the film worth anyone's while."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "Skillfully adapted from JM Coetzee's novel, DISGRACE is set in post-Apartheid South Africa....Powerful and clear-eyed."Total Film2.992691

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A simmering lead performance by John Malkovich anchors Aussie director Steve Jacobs' surprisingly deft screen adaptation of South African Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee's wildly-acclaimed 199 novel DISGRACE..."Box Office "[A] faithful compelling screen adaptation....DISGRACE is all the more devastating for being so coolly dispassionate."New York Times "Jacobs and Monticelli have approached their challenging source material with a clear and committed cinematic vision."Los Angeles Times "Its characters are uncompromisingly themselves, flawed, stubborn, vulnerable....This is one of the year's best films..."Chicago Sun-Times [D]emanding but ultimately rewarding....Nothing is simple in this film, which ramifies into parallel meditations on race, the transformation of racial politics and lessons to be learned from the lives of dogs.Wall Street Journal "Newcomer Jessica Haines is transparent and heartbreaking as the prof's unorthodox daughter, a victim of violence as the old ways crumble." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "John Malkovich's portrayal of an aging and sexually aggressive professor of poetry is enough to make the film worth anyone's while."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "Skillfully adapted from JM Coetzee's novel, DISGRACE is set in post-Apartheid South Africa....Powerful and clear-eyed."Total Film2.992691

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