Tag Archives: Emmanuel Lubezki

Gravity

I hate space. You know what’s great about movies? I’m never going to space. Or Nazi Germany.  And yet, with film, I can both enjoy the delights and terrors of such places while also leaving the theater afterwards to have … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life

Life goes on.  People pass along.  Nothin’ stays the same. Terrence Malick, at his best, is bewitching.  He casts a spell of deep calm.  This is true despite the opening suggestion for The Tree of Life (2011):  “For optimal sound reproduction, … Continue reading

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The New World

We are not here to pillage and raid, we are here to build a colony. You are only allowed to watch a Terrence Malick on Blu-Ray or in the theater.  I am satisfied to set this down in a law.  I … Continue reading

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To the Wonder

There’s something missing. Brace yourself, readers, this is going to be a painfully positive review of Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder (2013).  There are so many reasons not to like this movie if you are a populist at heart as … Continue reading

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