November 2014

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      The King and the Mockingbird

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      What a tortured path “The King and the Mockingbird” has taken to reach theaters in the United States, and what a treat it is for us to be able to experience it now. The French animated gem—which massively influenced Hayao Miyazaki...
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        A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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        Vampires will always be with us, representative as they are of humanity's endless interest in blood-sucking creatures of the night who stand in the tense space where fear meets desire, and two of the dreamiest most romantic movies released this...
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          Extraterrestrial

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          It's frustrating to watch a horror movie as promising as "Extraterrestrial," a new slasher film about alien abduction, fail to hit its marks. The first half of "Extraterrestrial" is a stew of generic influences, particularly "Signs" and Steven...
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            Reach Me

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            “Maybe it’s this year’s ‘Charlie Countryman,’” a friend and colleague pondered as we exited the screening of “Reach Me.” “Countryman,” for those of you out there fortunate enough to have...
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              V/H/S: Viral

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              “V/H/S: Viral,” the third film after Sundance hits “V/H/S” and “V/H/S/2,” better represent the bottom of the barrel for this franchise because I don’t think I can take much more. The first film had its...
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                The Circle

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                Switzerland sure seems like a nice, socially-tolerant place. Early on in this film, which mixes archival photos and documentary interview footage with a dramatic reenactment of the events under consideration, one of the figures describes an event...
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                  Late Phases

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                  It’s hard not to make a “Twilight” joke in a review of a film about a man in the later years of his life confronted with werewolves in suburbia, but I’ll try and avoid it. Adrián García Bogliano’s...
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                    Monk With a Camera

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                    The makers of both fiction and nonfiction films often describe their narratives as journeys in which a character’s outward movements also signify an inner voyage. That’s especially true of “Monk With a Camera,” an engrossing...
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                      Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: November 20, 2014

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                      There aren't too many shopping days till Christmas, and Netflix has been awfully dry lately, so we're leading with the most interesting Blu-ray releases in the last two weeks instead of our typical streaming-heavy opening. Buy a Blu-ray. Or two....
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                        AFI Fest 2014: Haunting Stories from Abroad

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                        Two movies at this year's AFI Fest from opposite ends of the world—Ireland and Japan—had images that stayed with me. Both relate to legends of old, but only one is family-friendly: "Song of the Sea." The other is a less perfect but...