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"[V]isually majestic....DON'T COME KNOCKING is filled with haunting visual panoramas." New York Times "[N]ever less than fascinating.[The film has] a terrific sense of place, something missing from much contemporary US cinema." Sight and Sound "Director Wim Wenders' ambling tribute to American backwaters finds gems by the roadside." -- Grade: B_ Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Angst has rarely looked more sumptuous."Uncut46.99128

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"...[WINGS OF DESIRE] has a loveliness of conception that, for a time, keeps it as feathery as an angel's wings....Wender's mpst ambitous effort yet, and [it] certainly radiates immense promise..." New York Times "...Visualized through some inspiring cinematography..." Film Comment "...A magnificent film of sublime beauty and contagious optimism....Alekan's visual power, softly swirling and mysterious, is unsurpassed..." Los Angeles Times "...The film evokes a mood of reverie, elegy and meditation....You're seduced into the spell of this movie....CITY OF ANGELS is a skillful romantic comedy..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Legendary cinematographer Henri Alekan shot the film's brooding first half in emotionally stirring monochrome....[Later] this truly original piece of work switches to color..." USA Today "...Wender's response to each of the Berlin locations, captured so evocatively by Henri Alekan's monochrome photography, reveals a profound understanding of their cultural significance and poetic potential..." Sight and Sound45.85906

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"...[WINGS OF DESIRE] has a loveliness of conception that, for a time, keeps it as feathery as an angel's wings....Wender's mpst ambitous effort yet, and [it] certainly radiates immense promise..." New York Times "...Visualized through some inspiring cinematography..." Film Comment "...A magnificent film of sublime beauty and contagious optimism....Alekan's visual power, softly swirling and mysterious, is unsurpassed..." Los Angeles Times "...The film evokes a mood of reverie, elegy and meditation....You're seduced into the spell of this movie....CITY OF ANGELS is a skillful romantic comedy..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Legendary cinematographer Henri Alekan shot the film's brooding first half in emotionally stirring monochrome....[Later] this truly original piece of work switches to color..." USA Today "...Wender's response to each of the Berlin locations, captured so evocatively by Henri Alekan's monochrome photography, reveals a profound understanding of their cultural significance and poetic potential..." Sight and Sound45.85906

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"...PARIS, TEXAS is refined arthouse cinema...It's indeed a beautiful film....Some images are positively breathtaking..." Variety "[With] moments of serene, unearthly beauty." Entertainment Weekly "[O]ne of Wenders's most painful and poetic films..." Premiere45.85906

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"...PARIS, TEXAS is refined arthouse cinema...It's indeed a beautiful film....Some images are positively breathtaking..." Variety "[With] moments of serene, unearthly beauty." Entertainment Weekly "[O]ne of Wenders's most painful and poetic films..." Premiere45.85906

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"...A valid celebration of musical sophistication and ageless optimism..." Sight and Sound "...Opulent, organic and as intoxicating as a rum binge....Terrific, truly liberating stuff..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Total Film "...Exhilarating....A documentary that mixes music with impressionistic glimpses of urban life in Cuba..." New York Times "...One of the most beautiful and poetic documentaries ever made....Oscar-caliber sound recording of the live performances, coupled with a spectacularly rich sound mix, provide the cherry atop this enriching and rewarding musical feast..." -- 5 out of 5 stars Box Office "...Wistfully sweet....There are lots of fascinating shots of modern-day Havana..." USA Today "...Marvelous....BUENA VISTA creates a completely relaxed, welcoming feeling that couldn't be more inclusive..." Los Angeles Times "...Exhilarating....It's a remarkable story that culminates in an ecstatically received performance in New York's Carnegie Hall....It's also fiercely uplifting. It's been a long time since a film imparted such unshakable good feelings..." Chicago Sun-Times "Watching the movie can induce rapture....It's a labor of love prompted by Mr. Cooder's labor of love, and the most intensely emotional work of the director's career."Wall Street Journal45.85906

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"...Mr. Wenders demonstrates his casual mastery....He lovingly lingers over the baked, cracking pavement, blowing kisses to [L.A.'s] flaws..." New York Times "...Wenders and cinematographer Phedeon Papamichael work up some nifty atmosphere, enhanced by a soundtrack from the likes of Bono and Brian Eno..."Rolling Stone "...A quixotic marvel....[With] emotionally lucid compositions..." Film Comment "...Rapturously beautiful....THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL is a fantasy, a fairy tale..." Los Angeles Times45.7391

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"...Mr. Wenders demonstrates his casual mastery....He lovingly lingers over the baked, cracking pavement, blowing kisses to [L.A.'s] flaws..." New York Times "...Wenders and cinematographer Phedeon Papamichael work up some nifty atmosphere, enhanced by a soundtrack from the likes of Bono and Brian Eno..."Rolling Stone "...A quixotic marvel....[With] emotionally lucid compositions..." Film Comment "...Rapturously beautiful....THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL is a fantasy, a fairy tale..." Los Angeles Times45.67912

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"...An intriguing and extremely watchable movie..." Sight and Sound "...Gorgeous....[Traci Lind] gives a warm performance..." USA Today "...[A] brilliant puzzle of a film....Mr. Wenders has made a film as resonant as his most memorable work..." New York Times "...Audacious and seductive....As complex as it is beautiful, it has echoes of 1984 and THE CONVERSATION and offers a shrewdly observed panorama of contemporary L.A. in general and Hollywood in particular..." Los Angeles Times45.37922

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"...Perfectly captured and preserved....Timeless blues..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "[T]his is a monumental undertaking." Uncut23.10947

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"Think of it as Jamaican soul; beautifully sung, frequently heartbroken but with a strong civil rights agendaUncut0.8311055

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"[Alvarez] forged a boldly original version of the lowly newsreel, meshing poetic lyricism with Marxist critique." Film Comment "It's an intense film with a powerhouse performance from Baker."Sight and Sound0.7272174

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Q (11/99, p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...this is faux European road-movie music in search of a Wim Wenders screenplay. At its best...it's bewitching....Worthy, nonetheless."Alternative Press (1/00, p.80) - 4 out of 5 - "...excellent from beginning to end..."The Wire (10/99, p.59) - "...Tight and concise, they allow enough time for each song to set its own unique tone before moving on. And just when you think you can second-guess where their measured music is going, they introduce some Led Zeppelin-like reverberating guitar..."CMJ (11/22/99, p.20) - "...thrives on the flutters and pulses of rigged keyboards and guitars, grounded by a straight-ahead drum kit and perfectly detached vocals..."Mojo (Publisher) (10/99, p.104) - "...suprisingly joyful. It soon becomes clear that this trio...are having a great time, revelling in their chemistry while trying to maintain an icy cool throughout....beguilling..."0.5303029

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Spin (12/94, p.78) - Ranked #18 in Spin's list of the `20 Best Albums Of '94' - "...Metapop of an austere lushness...with a slightly robotic singer, road-themed titles...and pop-encyclopedic electronic backings that swell when they hit your memory..."Q (10/95, p.123) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...both lovely and tackily artificial, dream-like and faintly repellent and as fascinating as anything coming out of America right now..."Option (8/94, p.110) - "...this fairly focused concept album is like an aural Wim Wenders movie..."Village Voice (2/28/95) - Ranked #29 in the Village Voice's 1994 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.NME (Magazine) (9/16/95, p.50) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Merritt sings lonesome country songs in his lugubrious baritone over charming, tinkly keyboards....a collection of road songs for people whose lives are too fastidiously ordered for them ever to leave their apartments..."0.5303029

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"...Cage's performance [is] at once intense and ethereal..." Sight and Sound "...This New Agey take will still engage the heartrings of any mortal with the teensiest desire to believe..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...It succeeds, thanks to Nicholas Cage's lovable puppy-dog-eyed appeal..." Box Office "...CITY OF ANGELS does a haunting job of creating a lifestyle and a look for its heavenly creatures..."Los Angeles Times "...[Ryan is] sunny and persuasive....This is one of her best performances....There are revelations in this story..." Chicago Sun-Times0.479839

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"...Cage's performance [is] at once intense and ethereal..."Sight and Sound "...This New Agey take will still engage the heartrings of any mortal with the teensiest desire to believe..." -- Rating: BEntertainment Weekly "...[Ryan is] sunny and persuasive....This is one of her best performances....There are revelations in this story..."Chicago Sun-Times "...It succeeds, thanks to Nicholas Cage's lovable puppy-dog-eyed appeal..."Box Office "...CITY OF ANGELS does a haunting job of creating a lifestyle and a look for its heavenly creatures..."Los Angeles Times0.479839

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"[A] lyrical and enigmatic portrait....At the film's heart is a fitful conversation that unfolds like a string of koans, epigrams, jokes and silences."Los Angeles Times "Matching her subjects lackadaisical rhythms, Ms. Huber has shaped an unusually poetic biopic seasoned with perfectly chosen guests and fully integrated film clips."New York Times0.479839

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"...A great, goofy sleeper..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...The film proves to be one of Hopper's more persuasive efforts..." Sight and Sound0.3598793

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hen the extra-dimensional dancing is afoot, PINA all but spills out of the frame with vim and vigour."Total Film "[PINA] points the path to regeneration, by moving dance into strange, suggestive landscapesSight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[Wenders] visually dramatizes the spaces between the actors by moving his camera on a crane so that the POV places us on the stage and moving among the dancers."Chicago Sun-Times "[PINA] takes unprecedented advantage of 3-D....PINA brings new meaning to the notion of a leap of faith, and new immediacy to filmed dance."Wall Street Journal "[A] heartfelt -- and visually gorgeous -- celebration of Bausch's work and her mode of working."Movieline "[A] marvel, with Wenders making at-times-visionary use of the 3-D technology, treating the frame like a stage with multiple planes of action."A.V. Club "PINA is a knockout....The performance documentary takes us inside Bausch's extraordinary dances in a way that nothing else could."Los Angeles Times "Wenders uses this old/new interesting/gimmicky technology to play with the human perception of dimensionality as something subtle and profound, and not just a snazzy trick. The result in PINA, is...wow." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] stylish, heartfelt tribute....It's a mood piece more than a conventional documentary..."Box Office0.3598793

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hen the extra-dimensional dancing is afoot, PINA all but spills out of the frame with vim and vigour."Total Film "[PINA] points the path to regeneration, by moving dance into strange, suggestive landscapesSight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[Wenders] visually dramatizes the spaces between the actors by moving his camera on a crane so that the POV places us on the stage and moving among the dancers."Chicago Sun-Times "[PINA] takes unprecedented advantage of 3-D....PINA brings new meaning to the notion of a leap of faith, and new immediacy to filmed dance."Wall Street Journal "[A] heartfelt -- and visually gorgeous -- celebration of Bausch's work and her mode of working."Movieline "[A] marvel, with Wenders making at-times-visionary use of the 3-D technology, treating the frame like a stage with multiple planes of action."A.V. Club "PINA is a knockout....The performance documentary takes us inside Bausch's extraordinary dances in a way that nothing else could."Los Angeles Times "Wenders uses this old/new interesting/gimmicky technology to play with the human perception of dimensionality as something subtle and profound, and not just a snazzy trick. The result in PINA, is...wow." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] stylish, heartfelt tribute....It's a mood piece more than a conventional documentary..."Box Office0.3598793

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"...Keitel gives a complex performance....The film remains an intriguing look at loneliness and love..." Box Office0.2998994

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"...Isabelle Adjani is a spectacularly photogenic porcelain presence..."USA Today "...A real film artist updates a classic....[Kinski's Nosferatu] gets under your skin..." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...Pictorially striking....Klaus Kinski is a pleasure to watch as the vampire..."Variety0.2998994

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