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Monthly archive March, 2014
Nymphomaniac

Nymphomaniac

If there is a lesson to be learned from Nymphomaniac, it’s that it does not pay to piss off Lars von Trier.
X + I — Mood Indigo

X + I — Mood Indigo

Beginning on March 1st, 2014, Double Exposure began receiving ¼” reel-to-reel tapes labeled only X + I. The incipient location and provenance of the reels is as of yet unknown.
The Title Sequences of Alfred Hitchcock

The Title Sequences of Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s title sequences are miniatures of his movies, confirming all of his artistic quirks and credos. They acknowledge their artificiality and still manage to be hugely entertaining in their own right.
Obituary: Alain Resnais (1922-2014)

Obituary: Alain Resnais (1922-2014)

With his tests and patterns, his stimulants and digressions, Resnais attempts to describe the shape of the human soul, that irreducible bundle of sorrows, ecstasies, and longings that no amount of labwork can corrode.
Blue Is the Warmest Colour

Blue Is the Warmest Colour

On the eve of its Criterion release, Max Nelson offers some commentary on Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is the Warmest Colour.
Single Exposure: Providence

Single Exposure: Providence

Alain Resnais, 1922-2014
The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

But the final product is an uninspired mess that never gels, never reaches the tone it aches for. Like a Picasso turned to ashes in a German vault, this exciting piece of history will never get to be properly exhibited.
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