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Day: 29 September 2014

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DVD Review: ‘Fading Gigolo’

★★☆☆☆ The fifth film in his decidedly varied career as a feature director, Fading Gigolo (2013) sees John Turturro helming, writing and starring in a pet project with an altogether different story than those of his previous directorial outings, which dealt with music and theatricality. Soliciting the help of established filmmaker Woody Allen […]

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Blu-ray Review: ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’

★★★★★ To speak of cinema without The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) would be to speak of filmmaking without Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb. Today’s dramas, horrors, noirs and thrillers have undoubtedly supplied from the infinite mastery of Robert Wiene’s staple showpiece. Approaching one hundred years since its inception, this work […]