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Reviews for ‘A Tale of Winter’

(3½ of 4 Stars) “This late work (1992) by the great Éric Rohmer — the second in his last cycle of films, ‘Tales of the Four Seasons’ — demonstrates the power of faith and love.” – Peter Keough, The Boston Globe

“Eric Rohmer is the romantic philosopher of the French New Wave, the director whose characters make love with words as well as flesh… both prolific and consistently enchanting…” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“Eric Rohmer’s films… epitomize much that is wonderful and singular about the films of France.” – John Rockwell, The New York Times

“‘A Tale of Winter’ finds him at his scintillating best, never wiser or funnier.” – Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times  More »

Reviews for ‘Hard to Be a God’

3½ of 4 Stars “Bizarre, freakish, debased, and endless, this is a world that would have impressed Pasolini, Fellini, or Jodorowsky.” – Peter Keough, The Boston Globe

“Beautiful, brilliant… Like a message from a different time.” – Olaf Möller, Cinemascope

“A masterpiece.” – Calum Marsh, Village Voice

NYT Critics’ Pick “‘Hard to Be a God’ is a cinematic plunge into the warp, weft and squelch of another time.” – Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times  More »

Reviews for ‘The Search for General Tso’

3½ of 4 Stars “Keeps digging and digging until it has not only solved the enigma of this particular dish but cast a light on an entire secret chronology of food, immigrant culture, and the way the two amplify each other.” – Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

“A kind of culinary ‘Searching for Sugar Man.’” – Variety

“You may well emerge from “The Search for General Tso” with a hankering for the titular spicy dish.” – Sara Stewart, New York Post

“A culinary and cultural odyssey that ultimately has much more on its plate than that spicy-sweet-crispy chicken.” – Michael Rechtshaffen, Los Angeles Times  More »

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Brattle Film Notes for ‘Twin Peaks’

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