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Under the Radar: Other Films to Catch during Blockbuster Season

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by Jordan Ruimy Here are a few films that I think are worth paying attention to. Take for example Kelly Reichardt, whose “Night Moves” premiered earlier last year at the Toronto Film Fest. Reichardt is a filmmaker who doesn’t adhere to any conventions, and a film by this talented female writer-director has in a way become a convention in itself. If you’ve seen “Old Joy”, “Wendy and Lucy”, or “Meek’s…

Michelle Williams in Meek's Cutoff with a parched trailer & poster

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The trailer for Meek’s Cutoff dropped 2 days ago, but I held off posting because the quality was poor. This looks to be a film that deserves to be introduced with a premium presentation. Notably the first feature film shot by cinematographer Chris Blauvelt but he’s been camera operator for some of the greats for more than a decade — working with Harris Savides on Fincher’s The Game and Zodiac,…

Wendy and Lucy

Wendy and Lucy

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zmQSv7T8wc[/youtube] The House Next Door: Reichardt’s artistry outweighs (or at least sufficiently counterbalances) her ambition to Say Something About Amerika. Reichardt’s style clears the mind: dialogue is minimal‚Äînot artificially, just leaving Williams on her own‚Äîframings elegant and magisterial. I didn’t realize how much I liked it until 20 minutes after it was over. The world Reichardt explores‚Äîthe flat parking lots so close to the woods‚Äîis one I recognize. Reichardt’s political…