Tag Archives: Tilda Swinton

Yearn and soar with ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

9/10 Three Thousand Years of Longing is an epic psychedelic romance that makes you feel every second, not of its 108 minutes, but of its sweeping millennia. Room 333 of the Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul- At a fiction conference, … Continue reading

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Reely understanding the ‘Suspiria’ remake

The 2018 Suspiria remake is a daunting masterpiece of queer and anti-fascist cinema that demands to be understood on its own terms. I’ve ‘splained this movie enough times during quarantine, or tried to, that I think it’s time to put … Continue reading

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‘Suspiria’ is thoughtful, but it’s tough to watch two movies at once

6/10 Suspiria, a forgettable proto-slasher from 1977 that became a cult classic in retrospect, has been remade for 2018, and director/producer Luca Guadagnino has done something rather thoughtful with it. The original is set in West Germany – Freiburg, to … Continue reading

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‘Doctor Strange’ and the Origin Story Blues

At long last, the wait is over. After a grueling campaign stretching more than a year back, it’s finally time for the most talked-about, hotly anticipated event of 2016. I’m talking, of course, about the year’s sixth guaranteed smash-hit comic book … Continue reading

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