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06.25.2013 | | Posted at 08:43 AM
By David Luhrssen
 Stoker dispenses with the most common Hollywood convention: the movie as a transparent window of realism. The film by South Korea’s internationally esteemed director Park Chan-wook (out on Blu-ray and DVD) is almost as stylized as Kabucki theater, a masterful construction of foreshadows and visual rhymes. Stoker is a film of uncomfortable silences, mounting dread and erotic tension. It�...
Sunday, March 17, 2013

Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska star in gothic drama

 Dracula author Bram Stoker is the unspoken reference
05.25.2010 | | Posted at 09:25 AM

Tim Burtons Rabbit Hole

By David Luhrssen
Cleverly enough, Tim Burton�s latest film is actually the sequel to a movie he never made but probably wanted to. In his Alice in Wonderland, the little girl has grown into a young woman (well played by Mia Wasikowska) and revisits the world below the rabbit hole. Who knows? Maybe 10 years from now Burton will film Alice�s second return, this time in middle age. The Blu-ray/DVD release in...