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Another Round

Director Thomas Vinterberg is probably best known for co-founding the Dogme 95 movement, along with fellow Dane and agent provocateur, Lars Von Trier. Vinterberg’s debut feature, Festen (The Celebration), was a deliciously dark comedy, but since that film he’s generally played it a lot safer than his aforementioned compatriot. I had hoped that Another Round,…

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Staff Selects: The Best of 1989

Kiki’s Delivery Service Kiki’s Delivery Service is the nicest film of all time. The plot follows a young, kind-hearted witch as she moves to a new town and navigates independent life, growing as a person thanks to her newfound profession delivering food. There is no villain, and the instances of conflict or hardship are minuscule:…

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