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Streaming Recommendations: May 2020

MUBI: —Let the Sunshine In: I have watched this movie (minor Denis, I’m told) a silly number of times. On each new occasion it grows: it becomes more accommodating, funnier, sadder. Binoche’s Isabelle, an artist, suffering through interminable dates with a panoply of men who are either wrong from the start or time their arrivals […]

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New-to-me Favourites: April 2020

Comrades: Almost a Love Story (Peter Chan, 1996) Tea and Sympathy (Vincente Minnelli, 1956) The Masseurs and a Woman (Hiroshi Shimizu, 1938) Le Plaisir (Max Ophuls, 1952) Love Letter (Kinuyo Tanaka, 1953) A Borrowed Life (Wu Nien-jen, 1994) A Confucian Confusion (Edward Yang, 1994) Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt, 2013) Passing Fancy (Yasujiro Ozu, 1933) Onibaba (Kaneto Shindo, 1964)