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Josef Krebs Posted: Jul 14, 2008 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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Sunset Boulevard

After having his latest screenplay rejected by the studios, screenwriter-on-the-skids Joe Gillis (William Holden), chased by a pair of repo men, pulls into an open garage in what seems to be an abandoned, run-down mansion.

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Josef Krebs Posted: Oct 11, 2009 0 comments
Call me crazy, but I couldn't help seeing Coraline as an indictment of capitalism. I'm referring to the part of capitalism that, with its eye-popping advertising, promises everything you thought would make you happy but actually offers a mostly gray, overworked existence in which you're a slave to the computer, you have no time for your family, and your soul is not your own.
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Josef Krebs Posted: Feb 19, 2013 0 comments

Argo

Based on real-life events, the nail-biting dramatic thriller Argo, directed by Ben Affleck, is set at the height of the chaos of the Iranian revolution when, on November 4, 1979, militant students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking 52 Americans hostage and six embassy workers went out the back door.

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Josef Krebs Posted: Feb 23, 2010 0 comments
Just as faith is the cornerstone of religion, Angels & Demons requires a large suspension of disbelief to swallow its canny combination of questionable church lore and questionable scare-mongering over particle acceleration.
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Josef Krebs Posted: Jun 05, 2006 0 comments

From The Company of Wolves to The Crying Game, Mona Lisa to Michael Collins, and Interview with the Vampire to The Butcher Boy, Neil Jordan has consistently made films that take us deep into the woods of his unusual characters' imaginations.

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Josef Krebs Posted: Feb 14, 2008 0 comments

It's Oscar time! And since no one on the Sound & Vision staff actually belongs to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (our applications keep getting kicked back to us), we're celebrating this past year's best pictures our own way -- by declaring which films actually have the best pictures . . . and sound!

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Josef Krebs Posted: Aug 27, 2013 0 comments

The Great Gatsby

As with Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge!, with this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel set during the Roaring Twenties, the writer-producer-director creates a series of set pieces of bravura filmmaking with careering camerawork of huge zoom-ins and acrobatic fly-arounds all tied together with rapid montages.

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