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Sidney: “Definitely glad this is coming to the collection! One of the most uncomfortably honest and razor-sharp depictions of complicated family dynamics. ”
Sidney: “Obviously the only time an Adam Sandler film will make the collection. You wish he would do more films like this, because he seems capable of drama.”
Epic in scale yet meticulously observed, Short Cuts interweaves the stories of twenty-two characters as they struggle to find solace and meaning in contemporary Los Angeles.
Sidney: “Arguably will become the most defining film of the 2010s. It cements Linklater's gifts for telling stories about real youth and its complexities.”
Sidney: “Another Del Toro masterpiece that transcends genre cliches with something very truthful to say about childhood innocence lost in adult chaos.”
Sidney: “A skillfully witty and terrifying blend of mean-spirited horror and blazing neonoir that only the Coen Brothers can deliver. ”
Sidney: “One of the most intelligent and eerie excursions into simplistic horror with subtle undertones and a tragically haunting performance by Simone Simon.”
Sidney: “One of the greatest cinematic experiences of my life, and a pivotal example of Kieslowski's humanistic and poetic storytelling.”
In this art-house sensation, an amateur entomologist has left Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert; when he misses his bus back to civilization, he spends the night with a young widow who lives at the bottom of a sand dune.
Sidney: “One of the greatest offbeat westerns of the 1970s that remains as haunting and innovative as the day it was released. A true Altman masterpiece!”