The Vortex of Hell February 3, 2018

I’m just gonna go for it. People who use the word “infer” as if it means the same thing as “imply” are never smart. In this case, the popular usage cannot be taken seriously.

A Fantastic Woman is technically a 2017 release in the U.S., but since many websites are treating it like a 2018 release, I will too.

New Releases
24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 2017, 16 reviews)
A Fantastic Woman (Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017, 10 reviews)
Before We Vanish (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan, 2017, 8 reviews)

Sundance 2018
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross, United States, 4 reviews)

Cinema of the Past
Legend of the Mountain (King Hu, Taiwan, 1979, 4 reviews)
Westfront 1918 (G. W. Pabst, Germany, 1930, 6 reviews)
Kameradschaft (G. W. Pabst, Germany/France, 1931, 6 reviews)
Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven, United States, 1992, 8 reviews)
Douce (Claude Autant-Lara, France, 1943, 3 reviews)

New Pages This Week (8)
Madeline’s Madeline (Josephine Decker, United States, 2018)
Jane (Brett Morgen, United States, 2017)
Ingrid Goes West (Matt Spicer, United States, 2017)
Frantz (Fran├žois Ozon, France, 2016)
Legend of the Mountain (King Hu, Taiwan, 1979)
Summer Holiday (Rouben Mamoulian, United States, 1948)
The Shout (Jerzy Skolimowski, United Kingdom, 1978)
Moonlighting (Jerzy Skolimowski, United Kingdom, 1982)

Images: 24 Frames, Legend of the Mountain.

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