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Film Review: ”Synonyms“ Boasts Vision but Lacks Connection

Synonyms (Nadav Lapid) 2 out of 4 stars. In Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s latest film, Synonyms, we follow the journey of a young Israeli man as he attempts to abandon his ingrained cultural identity in favor of a new one. … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Fascinating “Transit,” the Past Haunts the Present

Transit (Christian Petzold, 2018) 3½ out of 4 stars.  A profoundly unsettling film, director Christian Petzold’s Transit plunges us into the heart of World War II, as refugees from behind German lines struggle to find a way out of the danger … Continue reading

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The French Invade New York

With French film master Alain Resnais kicking off the 47th edition of the New York Film Festival last evening with his Cannes Film Festival winner WILD GRASS, this year’s event is another example of the New York audience love affair … Continue reading

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