Category Archives: Criterion Review

A Week Of Gordon Green: George Washington

Duh-Da-Nuh-Na There are several things you anticipate and forgive in low-budget debut features: bad dialogue, rough acting and most of all, low quality cinematography. David Gordon Green’s beautifully shot and acted as well as well-written debut George Washington rejects all … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: The Thin Red Line

“Where is it that we were together? Who were you that I lived with? The brother. The friend. Darkness, light. Strife and love. Are they the workings of one mind? The features of the same face? Oh, my soul. Let … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: Days of Heaven

Returning after six years, a relatively short time-frame for him, Terrence Malick delivered his sophomore film, Days of Heaven. As strong as his debut Badlands was, who would have expected a film as accomplished as Days of Heaven turned out … Continue reading

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Criterion Review: The Red Shoes (1948)

“Sorrow will pass, believe me. Life is so unimportant. And from now onwards, you will dance like nobody ever before.” -Boris Lermontov I said in a previous post, that when it comes to film, the term classic gets thrown around … Continue reading

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