Lots of great stuff up at GreenCine, including:

So The New World won’t be a hit. That’s to be expected. “More disheartening is to see a certain cache of movie writers come swarming out to greet Malick’s latest as an exercise in how arch and unimpressed they can act in the face of a work that — whatever one’s opinion of its qualities — shouldn’t be denied its singularity,” writes Nick Pinkerton in Stop Smiling. “An American history written in intimate, undistilled emotion; an attentive, tonally precise work with blockbuster-big outer margins – trying to place it in the context of contemporary American cinema is like hanging a JMW Turner canvas in a coffee shop art show.”

And this interesting possibility:

Meanwhile, Wong Kar-wai may be close to shooting a film about “the human tragedy that unfolded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.”

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