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Michael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate

It’s all Sergio Leone’s fault, really. Only he had the audacity to rain graveyard hipster humor and existential irony all over the sacred Western.

The Passion for The Passion: Mel Gibson's Passion Goes DVD

A specter has descended on American culture, and it’s been transforming everything around us.

Docs in Sight

Ever since the documentary began to emerge as a more or less formal genre, the small cadre of nonfiction film academics have tried categorizing different styles of a medium that, in what no doubt amounts to a cliché, defies categories.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2004

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