My Own Private Idaho Review

Van Sant masterfully mixes documentary style realism with over the top improvised, theatrical Shakespearean outbursts of dialogue interspersed with home-movie dream sequences and Rudy Valle and The Pogues playing on the soundtrack. Through a clever use of provocative characters, poetic dialogue and grounded surrealism, Idaho successfully evokes that state of mind where we become most aware of our human condition.

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Manchester by the Sea Review

Manchester by the Sea, is an honest portrayal of life as it is lived in the real world. Life with no narrative closure.

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