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2001 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • Left Behind

    published October 11, 2001

    The Italian film Bread and Tulips is a first cousin once removed of the American comedy Home Alone. A tremendous hit in Italy... More >>

  • The Blue Bluegrass of Home

    published July 5, 2001

    Even more than the recent Depression-era comedy O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the turn-of-the-century drama Songcatcher is an... More >>

  • The More Things Change

    published May 31, 2001

    Chalk up another one for George Dubya. A few weeks ago the U.S. Immigration Department refused to allow acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi,... More >>

  • Blood Sport

    published February 8, 2001

    The Twentieth Century is replete with examples of unconscionable crimes carried out in the name of some quasi-political, military, or religious... More >>

  • Italian Dressing Down

    published February 1, 2001

    Watching this film is like watching a donkey being beaten for 90 minutes, so egregiously is the titular character treated and so powerless does... More >>

  • Fear and Loathing

    published January 18, 2001

    Israeli writer-director Amos Gitai's last film, Kadosh, was a claustrophobic tale of two sisters living in an ultra-Orthodox religious... More >>

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