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My Criterion Top 10: Michaël Parent

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A few weeks back, I started running contributions from some of my favorite film critics, writers, and theorists from around the internet. The series ended… but has officially been resurrected, as I’ve obtained new contributions. Each writer is listing their top 10 from the Criterion Collection. Today, the series turns to Québec with a contribution from Michaël Parent. Michael and I share a large appreciation for French cinema, and it comes naturally to him. That’s because he’s actually French! (ok, French-Canadian, which is close enough in my book) You can find Michael’s work over at Le Mot du Cinephiliaque or on Twitter @parentmichael. Continue reading

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The New Year’s Resolutions: Update #3

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At the end of 2012, I made a lot of movie-related New Year’s resolutions for 2013. Adding them all up, my goal comes out to 109 (mostly) specific films to watch this year. The year is a quarter of the way done. March came packaged with special issues, like crippling depression, work stress, and a week-long vacation. Can our hero fight through these barricades? What kind of progress has been made this month? Continue reading

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The New Year’s Resolutions: Update #1

At the end of last year, I made a lot of movie-related New Year’s resolutions. Adding them all up, my goal comes out to approximately 125 specific films to watch this year. January is almost in the books, which means it’s time for my first update. What kind of progress have I made this month? Continue reading

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