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Sidney: “One of John Huston's finest masterpieces with sharp dialogue and pitch-perfect performances. An indelible classic that drips with authenticity! ”
The tender and provocative Heart of a Dog continues Laurie Anderson’s five-decade career of imbuing the everyday with a sense of dreamlike wonder.
A group of high-society friends are invited to a mansion for dinner and find themselves inexplicably unable to leave, in Luis Buñuel’s daring masterpiece.
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: “One of the greatest cinematic experiences of my life, and a pivotal example of Kieslowski's humanistic and poetic storytelling.”
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!”