Glenn Kenny
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Treasure movie review & film summary (2024)

In adapting Brett’s novel for the screen, director and co-writer (with John Questor) Julia von Heinz omits the Hoss material, possibly wisely, but

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Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus movie review (2024)

“Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus” is an hour and forty minutes of just that: Sakamoto playing. There is no introduction. There are no interviews. Sakamoto

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Out of Darkness movie review & film summary (2024)

The movie begins around a campfire, and there are stories being told there. We’re in the company of a nomadic clan, with its

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Driving Madeleine movie review (2024)

He gets a call telling him he can have a particularly well-paying fare, one that will take him across Paris and back—he’s instructed

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Fast Charlie movie review & film summary (2023)

In this case, familiarity will not necessarily breed contempt so much as pleasure, and a lot of that has to do with, yup,

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Against the Tide movie review (2023)

“Against the Tide,” a documentary directed by Sarvnik Kaur, depicts environmental disaster with an intimate lens. It begins with a beginning: a ritual

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Youth (Spring) movie review & film summary (2023)

“Youth (Spring)” is also centered on garment manufacture, depicting two workshops making children’s clothing. Both are located in Zhili City, one on a

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The Road Dance movie review & film summary (2023)

Soon enough, it’s ten years later. A title places us in Gearrannan Village, and the little dreamer, Kirsty, has grown into a fine

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Kandahar movie review & film summary (2023)

Butler’s character in this year’s far superior “Plane” had the same deadline challenge, only in that movie, the daughter was graduating college, whereas

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32 Sounds movie review & film summary (2023)

Except for a brief section when the filmmaker asks the viewers to remove the phones—the headphone version is definitely one that veers into

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