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344. The Double Life of Veronique

Krzysztof Kieślowski avoids all the clichés of doppelgängers, doubles and lookalikes to deliver a meditation on freedom.

288. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

With his Palme d’Or winning masterpiece, Jacques Demy wove more than a musical. He delivered a socially relevant story worthy of tragic opera.

193. Aliens

James Cameron took a risk in tackling a sequel to Ridley Scott’s Alien. But his follow-up added other elements to the sci-fi/horror: action, adventure and all out war.

123. The Terminator

Because The Terminator is not about a cyborg but a resilient woman, James Cameron’s landmark film presented him as a unique feminist.

97. The English Patient

Lyrical language and elliptical plotting can work in a novel, but not necessarily in cinema. Does The English Patient succeed?

79. Remakes or Mis-takes?

When is a remake not a remake? When is a re-imagining not a reboot? And most pertinent, when are any of them ever any good?


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