Monthly Archives: February 2011

This Week’s Movie: CHILDREN OF MEN

It’s only natural to compare Alfonso Cuaron’s 2006 film Children of Men to last week’s Movie Klub entry Babel, and that’s by design.

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This Week’s Movie: BABEL

I’m not going to lie, I probably liked Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Babel the least of everyone at Movie Klub who saw it. That’s not to say that I hated it; it was better than half of the movies I saw … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: THE YAKUZA

Originally shown September 1, 2010 One reason film buffs love the movies of the 1970s is that many of them would like to write their own films, and 1970s movies are very “writerly.” They have long, dialogue-heavy scenes laden with … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: BLACK BOOK

I’ll tell you what I think about Dutch director Paul Verhoeven: he loves Hollywood movies, but he hates Hollywood. He hates the way that all of the satire in his science-fiction movies was completely ignored by audiences and critics alike. … Continue reading

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