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Ironic Interlude

Ironic Interlude

We’re always telling ourselves and others little lies. Sometimes we know that we do this. Sometimes we don’t. At least not right away. Perhaps a song or two awakens us. Or a sunset. Not from a silly little Hallmark Card. But a real sunset. A vulnerable sunset with character deficiencies and the kinds of colors that mix in a slightly embarrassing way, as if they’re the result of a clash of embittered personalities, instead of one master painter. I’m in…

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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

Directors can treat their audiences like adults or not. Treat them like they can follow a story without an endless setup, Cliff Notes or hand-holding. Director Mark Romanek does not hold hands. He drops you in a world and expects you to follow events as if this is all very normal, as if everything in that world is as it should be, without explanation. And that’s the only way to tell this story, the one written originally by Kashuo Ishiguro….

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