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Streaming Recommendations: June 2020

MUBI: —Marseille: A confession: I don’t find the films of Angela Schanelec cold. On occasion I find them alienating, or primarily works to comprehend rather than feel, because they attain near-Straub/Huillet levels of rigour and precision in matters profilmic and narrative, actorly and sonic. But why then did I cry so persistently during the Joni […]

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New-to-me favourites: May 2020

The More the Merrier (George Stevens, 1943) My Neighbours the Yamadas (Isao Takahata, 1999) All is Forgiven (Mia Hansen-Løve, 2007) The Hole (Tsai Ming-liang, 1998) Centre Stage (Stanley Kwan, 1992) Toute une nuit (Chantal Akerman, 1982) Like Grains of Sand (Ryosuke Hashiguchi, 1995) Ornamental Hairpin (Hiroshi Shimizu,1941)