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CRUISE.KIDMAN.KUBRICK. RAPHAEL?!? READING “EYES WIDE OPEN” BY FREDERIC RAPHAEL

QUENTIN TARANTINO IS THE NAME MOST LIKELY TO POP UP ON THIS BLOG, FOLLOWED closely by Martin Scorsese, but the film director I find myself thinking about the most is by far Stanley Kubrick. To…

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“1917”: ALL IS NOT QUITE RIGHT ON THE WESTERN FRONT

WITH WHIFFS OF SAVING PRIVATE RYAN BUT TRANSPORTED TO THE EARLIER “WAR TO END ALL wars,” the drama 1917 advances to the forefront of recent war movies–but how far ahead? A true passion play for…

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