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The King of Comedy (1982) Directed by Martin Scorsese A belated twin to Taxi Driver, and the missing link between The Shining and Larry Sanders. In scouring-brush mustache and a ghastly succession of leisure suits, De Niro’s Rupert Pupkin fixates on—and ultimately kidnaps—a Carson-like TV host played by Jerry Lewis. The comic’s performance is one of masterful and astringent stillness, as precisely controlled as the seemingly spontaneous pratfalls and vocal tics that made his reputation, his...
The New World (2005) Directed by Terrence Malick There are three cuts of The New World and not one other Malick film has any variation the famously reclusive artist needed us to see. This was the work he'd been waiting to paint his whole life, the one he needed to make sure his audience understood the purpose of. Taking inspiration from Wagner and Rembrandt, Malick dreams up cinema's truest understanding of the discovery of promise...
The Long Day Closes (1992) Directed by Terence Davies There may not be such a thing as a perfect movie, but the The Long Day Closes is the closest anyone's ever come. Placing us in a shadowplay carousel propelled by love of cinema, Davies's vignettes of his childhood fade in and out a sense at a time. The sounds of happy Englanders singing away their free nights now that the boom of explosives have been replaced...

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