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Sidney: “One of the new millennium's greatest and most darkly honest films about adolescent anxiety with a witty script and near-perfect performances. ”
Sidney: “A compellingly simple, but epic depiction of a woman becoming psychologically undone by the mundanity of life that remains truthful to this very day.”
Sidney: “One of the forgotten teenage masterworks of the 1980s that has stunning cinematography, amazing intensity and an incredible cast!”
Sidney: “This remains an incredible example of how great chemistry can turn into a great film! The start of one of the most amazing duos in film history.”
With its jazzy Michel Legrand score, pastel paradise of costumes, and divine supporting cast (George Chakiris, Grover Dale, Danielle Darrieux, Michel Piccoli, and Gene Kelly), The Young Girls of Rochefort is a tribute to Hollywood optimism from sixties French cinema’s preeminent dreamer.
Sidney: “Just may be the most unique musical in the history of cinema! It doesn't hurt that it features a stunning performance by Deneuve herself. ”
Sidney: “An incredibly timeless, and landmark film from Antonioni about the dangers of seeing with one's own eyes, and a look into a vanished era of society.”
Sidney: “One of the late '70s most potent cinematic works, and a timeless depiction of how television and politics can make or break us.”
Sidney: “Finally, John Waters is entering the collection! His films are pure, unadulterated art of the grotesque to the highest degree.”
Sidney: “An astonishing and devastating depiction of love undone with stark and brilliant performances from Rampling and Courtenay. ”
Sidney: “One of the finest trilogies in film history. It showcases Linklater's gift of depicting love in the most natural and realistic way possible. ”