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A Quiet Passion

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on April 30, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)



A QUIET PASSION   ***1/2

Terence Davies

2017



IDEA:  A portrait of Emily Dickinson, from her iconoclastic teenage years to her later ...

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Top 10 - 2016

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on February 16, 2017 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)





When I reflect on the best films of 2016, I return to moods, sensations, and melodies t...
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Silence

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on January 14, 2017 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)



SILENCE   ***

Martin Scorsese

2016

 

 

IDEA:  In the 17th century, two Jesuit priests travel to Japan to find their mentor, who is said to have ass...

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Paterson

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on January 7, 2017 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)



PATERSON   ***1/2

Jim Jarmusch

2016



IDEA:  A week in the life of Paterson, who drives a bus in Paterson, New Jersey and writes poe...

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Lion

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on December 31, 2016 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)



LION   ***1/2

Garth Davis

2016

 

 

IDEA:  In 1986 in India, a young boy is inadvertantly carried thousands...

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Manchester by the Sea

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on November 21, 2016 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)



MANCHESTER BY THE SEA   ***

Kenneth Lonergan

2016

 

 

IDEA:  An emotionally withdrawn man's routine is disrupted when he is assig...

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Arrival

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on November 9, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)



ARRIVAL   ***

Denis Villeneuve

2016



IDEA:  A linguistics professor is enlisted ...

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Certain Women

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 21, 2016 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)



CERTAIN WOMEN   ***

Kelly Reichardt

2016


 

IDEA:  Three women in Montana - a lawyer with a volatile client, a family woman looking to build new property, a...

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Cameraperson

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 11, 2016 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)



CAMERAPERSON   ***1/2

Kirsten Johnson

2016



IDEA:  A film composed of unus...

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The Birth of a Nation

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 1, 2016 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)



THE BIRTH OF A NATION   ***

Nate Parker

2016

 

 

IDEA:  The story of Nat Turner, ...

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Jonathan Leithold-Patt is a cinephile, film critic, and artist currently working on his Master's degree at UCLA.

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