Directed by Wes Anderson. US. 2013. R. 100 min. Fox Searchlight. Digital.
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson’s eighth, and most ambitious, teeming film, begins in a sort of familiar here-and-now, in a European city cemetery: A student, clutching a book and sporting punky pins on her coat, approaches the memorial of a man cited only as “The Author.” On the pedestal, beneath his bust, people have hung what look like hotel keys, totems from devotees.
Cut to 1985, and the Author himself (it’s Tom Wilkinson), speaking into a camera More »
Directed by Ritesh Batra. India. 2013. PG. 104 min. Sony Pictures Classics. Digital.
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‘The Lunchbox,” Indian director Ritesh Batra’s debut, is a witty and perceptive film that reveals the hopes, sorrows and regrets of ordinary people. Batra, also the film’s screenwriter, has created a touching and credible story that easily draws the viewer into the lives of its characters.
Ila (Nimrat Kaur), in an attempt to spark the attention of her distracted husband, prepares delectable lunches and sends them to him via a dabawallah, one of India’s horde of reliable lunchbox deliverymen More »
Directed by Errol Morris. US. 2013. PG-13. 103 min. Radius - TWC. Digital.
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“Advance word on Errol Morris’s Donald Rumsfeld doc The Unknown Known was that Morris failed to nail Rumsfeld, especially on Iraq. After seeing it, I ask, How do you nail Jell-O? The former secretary of Defense styles himself a meticulous thinker and has a blizzard of memos (known as “snowflakes”) to prove it, but in the midst of his dramatic readings of his sundry piddling missives, you might find yourself thinking, There’s no there there. Rumsfeld gives his tricky More »