Film Reviews

The Shadow and the Groundhog

Italian psychiatrist Massimo Lanzaro explores the concept of the shadow -- that part of us we fail to see or know -- in this review of Harold Ramis' film Groundhog Day

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Cult Fictions

In a letter submitted to The New Republic and never published, Sonu Shamsasani criticizes Richard Wolin's review of Richard Noll's The Aryan Christ.


 

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Reflections on "The Phantom of the Opera"

Bernice Hill reviews Joel Schumacher's film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "The Phantom of the Opera" and maps the concentric circles of experience of the wounded child within the wounded man.

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Reflections on the Movie "The Cider House Rules"

Bernice Hill explores the key message of Lasse Hallström's 1999 film: the rules we live by have to be forged in the unconventional crucible of the human heart.

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The Piano: The Isolated, Constricted Self

The Piano holds a mirror to our constricted lives while at the same time sparking a silent burning will to feel passionately alive and to love fully.

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