Aaron Cutler

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  • Around 3 million Polish Jews -- about 90 percent of the population -- were killed by the Nazis. A few thousand gentiles sought to save the rest.

    The new Polish film Ida considers this time from the vantage point of 1962, rendered...

  • Films that deal with American slavery often focus on physical violence, projecting psychic scars onto slaves as a consequence of it. There are some movies, though, that more fully concentrate on American slavery's lasting emotional wounds, in...

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    Alain Resnais's last completed film, Life of Riley (2014), presents a group of aging friends who plan, hope, wish, dream, and scheme after they learn that one of their own is dying. The doomed man, George Riley, never shown onscreen, is enlisted t...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    "When Beeswax came out in 2009, I felt like there was a sense in the world of, 'Well, that's another one of the same from him,'" writer-director Andrew Bujalski says by telephone. "That frustrated me. I wanted to shake everybody by the collar and ...

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