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Oldboy (2003)

“Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep and you weep alone.” It’s no surprise that Oldboy was the Grand Prix winner at Cannes in 2004, given the highest praise by the President of the Jury, none other than Quentin Tarantino. Here we … Continue reading

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Chinatown (1974)

“Can you believe it? We’re in the middle of a drought, and the water commissioner drowns. Only in L.A.” I’ve put off writing about Chinatown for a couple of days now. Roman Polanski’s neo-noir mystery, often hailed as a masterpiece, was a … Continue reading

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