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A Scanner Darkly

Richard Linklater returns to the animated aesthetic of Waking Life for this adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s dystopian SF novel about slacker drug addicts and double agents in the Orange County of the future. Critic Gary Indiana has called Linklater the Dostoyevsky of movie dialogue, and certainly the compulsive jabber here can be as expressionist […]

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Social Climbing

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Jay Cocks and Scorsese With Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Stuart Wilson, Miriam Margolyes, Geraldine Chaplin, Mary Beth Hurt, and Norman Lloyd. Martin Scorsese clearly intends The Age of Innocence—his close adaptation of Edith Wharton’s 1920 novel about wealthy New York society in the […]