Someday we’ll find it, The rainbow connection — The lovers, the dreamers, and me. – “The Rainbow Connection,” The Muppet Movie • [This review is dedicated to Laure Hittle, one of the Looking Closer Specialists, whose contributions to keep this website alive made this review possible. Want to become one of
My favorite living filmmaker? I don’t know how to answer that. Not anymore. The answer was clear — Abbas Kiarostami, the visionary who brought us Taste of Cherry, The Wind Will Carry Us, Certified Copy, and Like Someone in Love. But Kiarostami died on Monday, July 4. He was in Paris, where he had
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