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The Exterminating Angel
Friday July 1st, 2011
In Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris Owen Wilson carries on an imaginary conversation with legendary filmmaker Luis Bunuel about a film the young Bunuel hasn't made yet. Why, Wilson asks, in this as yet unmade film, don't the party guests simply walk out of the room and go home? Bunuel…More
Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams in Midnight in Paris
Wednesday June 8th, 2011
Midnight in Paris is a good romantic comedy/fantasy from Woody Allen who's examining our collective capacity for self-delusion about the past. Allen's not treading any new ground here but he's still Woody Allen and nobody is better at sticking the satirical sword into smug, pompous elites or analyzing train-wrecked relationships. Owen…More
A Somewhat Gentle Man
Sunday March 6th, 2011
A Somewhat Gentle Man is a low budget dark comedy from Norway. The Man in the aforementioned title is Ulrik and his weathered, expressionless face doesn't reveal a lot about what he's thinking but after serving 12 years in prison for murder he seems ready to put his old life…More

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