Double feature: Of course I am neither the first, nor will I be the last, to recommend “Boyhood.” But what I may be able to add is the observation that its exploration of time and existence is a uniquely American one.
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Double feature: This one is, admittedly, a no-brainer. But how many apter double features for this time of year are there? Continue reading
Double feature: “What Maisie Knew” and “About a Boy” are two low-key literary adaptations examining what, and how, two only children understand and absorb upheaval in their domestic lives. (Seasonally appropriate bonus points to “About a Boy” for easing viewers into the holiday season.)
Double feature: Okay, so, “2001: A Space Odyssey” is set in space, while “Mon Oncle” takes place in a modernist home in the French suburbs. But both concern themselves with progress and evolution, contrasting the earthy warmth of the past with the chilly possibilities of the future.
Double feature: This week marks the one-year anniversary of “Make it a Double…Feature,” so it seems fitting to cover two films that give beginnings their due.
Double feature: Here are two films to submit in favor of the “nurture” side of the eternal “nature vs. nurture” debate.