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Review: Song of the Sea, 2014, dir. Tomm Moore

Review: Song of the Sea, 2014, dir. Tomm Moore


“Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea might have made a better video game than a motion picture. That’s saying something, because as motion pictures go, it’s an absolutely visceral stunner: you may find yourself wishing you could interact with its characters, live in its vividly realized world, participate in its defining ancestral conflicts. In fact, … Continue reading

Review: The Green Zone, 2010, dir. Paul Greengrass


“Democracy is messy.” After 2009’s critical darling (and one of my top ten of the year) The Hurt Locker made such a splash at the Oscars, Paul Greengrass sends us back to the Middle East with Green Zone, his adaptation of Rajiv Chandrasekaran’s non-fiction novel Imperial Life in the Emerald City. Traveling along with him, … Continue reading