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Review: Amour (Title Can’t be Translated)

1:32 AM 12/20/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Just days after watching Naomi Watts heroically survive a tsunami, I watched Michael Haneke’s newest drama Amour, and found myself oddly haunted by what Haneke had done to Watts in Funny Games. That magazine glossy artfilm gave more to torture porn than any chainsaw that ever came out of Texas.

Review: Quartet (Life and Love in the Later Years)

9:41 PM 12/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Dustin Hoffman’s Quartet is a quick and charming story of late life revival, so surprisingly lithe you’d hardly believe it was a directorial debut. Like an upscale Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Quartet begins with a retirement home, but this home is made more auspicious by its residents, each of whom is a retired musician—and not just any fiddler or chanteuse, but Europe’s cream of the symphonic crop.
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