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Daily Archives: October 31, 2021
Netflixable? “Hypnotic” trots out tropes, cures insomnia
“Hypnotic” isn’t the first movie about hypnosis and murder. That would be “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” which hit theaters back in 1920. And it’s not the worst, which has too many candidates to choose just one “winner.” But while … Continue reading
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Movie Preview: Iran’s Best International Feature entry, “A Hero”
Asghar Farhadi earned an Oscar nomination for “A Separation.” His latest is a tale of debtor’s prison and a two day leave aimed at getting a debtor to wipe away that debt. “A Hero” comes to North American cinemas Jan. … Continue reading
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