Elana Roston

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  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    Though her contemporaries often compared Virginia Woolf's nonlinear, almost cubist narratives to the cinema's then-burgeoning use of montage, close-ups, flashbacks, tracking shots and rapid cuts, the strength of Woolf's novels lay in the rhythm of...

  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    Belgian director Alain Berliner's first feature film, Ma Vie en Rose (My Life in Pink), won the Directors' Fortnight at Cannes, but, even so, it only nibbles around the edges of its unusual topic. It tells the story of Ludovic (Georges Du Fresne),...

  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    Janeane Garofalo plows right through her new film, The Matchmaker, with the same disgruntled sarcasm that typifies her testy, standard-bearer-for-the-underdog persona. Try though it may to cast "America's favorite antistar" in a "romantic comedy f...