Culturekiosque Cinema Reviews
Our editors' eclectic take on noteworthy cinema.
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Sebastião Salgado's New Film Opens in US Cinemas
The Brazilian photographer's Sony Pictures Classics release is in French, Portuguese and English with English subtitles, and is Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing images of violence and human suffering, and for nudity.
The Great Gatsby
Melynda Nuss on Burt Luhrmann's extravagant adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel.
'Lincoln' at Face Value
Valiant effort aside, ultimately Spielberg's opus fails to target below the (bewhiskered) surface.
Caesar Must Die
The Taviani brothers present Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in a performance by inmates of Rome’s maximum security Rebibbia prison.
Pasolini Retrospective Opens at MOMA
During his lifetime Pier Paolo Pasolini's challenging films were condemned and frequently banned for their raw sexuality, casual violence and rejection of middle-class values.
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3:10 to Yuma
Melynda Nuss reviews the remake of the classic 1957 Western about a desperate, small-time rancher who takes an assignment to transport a notorious outlaw to Yuma for imprisonment.
A Dangerous Method
David Cronenburg’s new film explores how sex, anti-semitism and the professional rivalry of Sigmund Freud and his acolyte, Carl Jung, held sway at the dawn pyschoanalysis.
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