The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier)

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There is something irresistible — and also something questionable — about the artistic impulse to filter fictional accounts of real-world horror through the eyes of children. The juxtaposition of innocence and cruelty, of a naïve ignorance of political causes with a vivid understanding of their human effect, can refresh and deepen our perception of past […]

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Favorite Film in 2013: The Way, Way Back

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If you follow the money, and how much of it the studios can squander on hollow junk, then the big news of the moment is the release of “The Lone Ranger.” If you’re looking for pleasure, though, for the surprise and depth of feeling that a wonderful movie can convey, “The Way, Way Back” is […]

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Glida’s favorite list for each year since 2005

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  2005 Bee Movie 4 Paws Bourne Ultimatum 5 Paws Sweet Land 5 Paws United 93 5 Paws 2006 (The) Departed 5 Paws The Queen 5 Paws Flags of Our fathers 5 Paws   2007 Eastern Promises 5Paws Beaufort 5Paws Enchanted 4 Paws In the Valley of Elah 5 Paws Into the Wild 5 Paws Juno […]

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Perpetually Favorite: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” goes by like a fevered dream of love, but one you remember vividly, with profound pleasure. A romantic comedy unlike any other, this gorgeous phantasmagoria, which was written by Charlie Kaufman, directed by Michel Gondry and shot by Ellen Kuras, takes a question that’s been posed by poets across […]

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