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Jonathan Rosenbaum

Jonathan Rosenbaum
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 1 (TV, 1955-1956) But the real gem is Breakdown (1955), a minimalist tour de force starring (and narrated by) Joseph Cotten as a businessman paralyzed in a car wreck; it belongs among Hitchcock's neglected masterpieces.‐ Chicago Reader
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
97% The Decalogue: Series 1 (TV, 1989) All of the films in The Decalogue are easy and pleasurable to follow as stories, yet part of the excitement they generate stems from discussions about their meaning after their dramatic impact registers.‐ Chicago Reader
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2017
93% Twin Peaks: Season 1 (TV, 1990) The results are both formulaic and goofy -- a far cry from the overall coherence of an Eraserhead, but certainly a bright development in a moribund genre, and a story that sets up enough mysteries to get some genuine momentum going.‐ Chicago Reader
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017