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Month: November 2014

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Film Review: ‘Maidan’

★★★★☆ In his fantastic new documentary, Maidan (2014), revered Belarusian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa presents the public protest that eventually led to the toppling of the Ukranian premiere, Viktor Yanukovych, through a number of dichotomies. It is rigorous but unhurried; cool […]

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Film Review: ‘The Drop’

★★★☆☆ The Drop (2014), Michael R. Roskam’s respectable follow-up to 2011’s Bullhead, finds the Belgian director on different shores, working from a Dennis Lehane script and aiming to recreate the dramatic richness of James Gray’s auteurist Brooklyn crime dramas. A […]