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Three for the Show

This weekend, abbreviated because of the holiday, offers only three movies, all of them good bets. You can see Ozu once again, as part of the Cinematheque series Marriage a la Ozu, in the 1957 family drama Tokyo Twilight. Less gentle and less benign than other offerings from this Japanese director, it’s also long at […]

Belatedly

I’ve been remiss re the Cinematheque. Sometimes I’m not enthusiastic about any of the films, but I’m writing now, because I can be excited about a couple offerings. It’s Yasujiro Ozu again, this time 1956’s Early Spring. (Late Spring, Mid-Winter, Fall Equinox–write your own Ozu-of-the -Similar-Title joke.) This one’s a tad steamier than most, using […]