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  • From the Vaults: 'The Wasp Woman' (1960*)

     
    Note: Larry is posting items from 1920 and 1960 this year, and I will be watching movies from those years and writing about them, alternating weeks. This week is 1960's turn. And I owe you people something of an apology, because I have another Roger...
  • From The Vaults: 'The Virgin Spring' (1960)

     
    This continues to be the only Ingmar Bergman movie I have seen... I have a slew of them in my Netflix queue, but this one got prioritized mainly because it was the basis for Wes Craven's 1972 classic, “Last House on the Left.” Bergman's film, in turn,...
  • 'Cassandra's Dream'

    'Cassandra's Dream'
    WHEN Ingmar Bergman died, Woody Allen wrote, "At least if I can't rise to his quality maybe I can approach his quantity." Unfortunately, that sentiment seems all too apparent in much of his recent output and especially so in "Cassandra's Dream," an...
  • Brothel promises to make its clients reality stars

    If you want to watch Nick having sex with a prostitute, he's happy to let you. The 36-year-old bank-security technician drove eight hours from his home in Metz, France, to Big Sister, a Prague brothel, where customers peruse a touch-screen menu of...
  • The year in home entertainment

    The year in home entertainment
    In terms of home entertainment, viewers had an embarrassment of riches to choose from this year. Among 2007's best releases were restored old favorites and newly discovered rarities, television classics past and present, and at the top of the heap, the...
  • 'The Forbidden Kingdom'

    'The Forbidden Kingdom'
    "The Forbidden Kingdom" is kung fu light, the kind of martial arts family film that results when the director who made "Stuart Little" and "The Lion King" gets to work with Jackie Chan and Jet Li. Of course, the great martial arts films of the past didn'...
  • Scott Walker, musical mystery man

    The early scenes of the documentary look like some lost reel from "This Is Spinal Tap," spanning what seems like half of rock history -- complete with hem lengths and haircuts. But the protagonist is not a metalhead but a Zelig-like figure: Here he is as...
  • It's frankly Scandinavian

    It's frankly Scandinavian
    In his 1979 film, "Manhattan," Woody Allen, ever the sarcastic pessimist, wonders why life is worth living. He comes up with Brando, Sinatra, Groucho, the second movement of Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony and Cézanne's pears among the few things that make it...