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A Look at the New Paolo Sorrentino, Horrifying Brakhage, Neglected Noir

On Film / Short Takes — Nov 1, 2013

• A trailer for The Great Beauty

• The late Lou Reed’s new film

Why Halloween is the best movie holiday

• When Halloween costumes were really scary

Body horror by Brakhage

• Arcade Fire remixes Black Orpheus.

• The dark heart of noir by way of three neglected titles

Good advice from the nutty professor

• Bordwell and Thompson’s Christopher Nolan e-book

• Norman Mailer, director and actor

• Female filmmakers depicting female desire

Gravity gets an illustrious heckler (not really).