“Both films are not only shaped by artists that understand van Gogh as an artist, they’re shaped by people that understand distinctly how van Gogh’s art made him human.”
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“‘Call Me by Your Name’ skips through time like a dream, or a calcified, powerful memory.”
“Dunst remains in control of her persona, but she’s also at the mercy of Hollywood scheming.”
“‘Ex Machina’ is not a projection of A.I. fear, but more of a preliminary intervention on the organized process of fearing and hating women.”
“A commanding first directorial effort from Alex Garland, Ex Machina is the product of a perfectly-tuned collaborative endeavor, much like the mind of its artificial centerpiece.”