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Sidney: “This will be my brilliant introduction to Ousmane Sembene. The running time maybe short but the story speaks volumes.”
Sidney: “A really unique and intense study of pain and emotional anxiety that remains a very relevant film of humanity gone awry. ”
Sidney: “It's always great to have more Fassbinder in the collection! This is one of his most depressing but provocative masterworks. ”
Sidney: “One of the smartest and wittiest mixture about news politics and battle of the sexes comedy off all-time. A true film classic!”
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: “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.”