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'Red' Movie Review: Brilliant Film with Career-Capping Performance

'Red' movie: Jean-Louis Trintignant and Irène Jacob. 'Red' movie review: 'Brilliant' Krzysztof Kieslowski film The final film in Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors (“Trois couleurs”) trilogy, the 1994 release Three Colors: Red / Trois couleurs: Rouge, is almost universally acclaimed as the best of the three. For once, the general consensus is correct; but then again, if one is to believe some of the online reviews of both Red and the trilogy itself, there are plenty of people who seriously question whether or not Three Colors is superior to George Lucas' Star Wars, Andy Wachowski and Larry [later Lana] Wachowski'sThe Matrix, and Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogies. Let me end that debate once and for all: The Three […]


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'Red' Movie Review: Brilliant Film with Career-Capping Performance



'White' Movie Review: Julie Delpy Stars in Krzysztof Kieslowski 'Delightful If Flawed Comedy'

Julie Delpy in 'Three Colors: White.' 'White' movie review: Krzysztof Kieslowski's weakest 'Three Color's film is 'exceptional' when compared to Hollywood comedies Krzysztof Kieslowski's middle film in his Polish-French trilogy – Three Colors: Blue, Three Colors: White, and Three Colors: Red – is a black comedy that also happens to be generally considered the weakest of the trio of films. This is true, though given the high quality of the tercet, White is still an excellent film. In fact, compared with the mind-numbing comedies that Hollywood regularly cranks out, White is exceptional. And at a mere hour and a half, it never drags. One of the major misconceptions about White and its hero, Karol Karol – literally, Charley Charley – […]


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'White' Movie Review: Julie Delpy Stars in Krzysztof Kieslowski 'Delightful If Flawed Comedy'



'Blue' Movie (1993) Review: Krzysztof Kieslowski 'Masterpiece'

'Blue' movie (1993) review: Krzysztof Kieslowski 'Three Color's drama (image: Juliette Binoche in 'Three Colors: Blue') Krzysztof Kieslowski was one of the more interesting filmmakers of the last quarter century. The centerpiece of his claim to greatness is the film trilogy that he directed and co-wrote with Krzysztof Piesiewicz in the early to mid-1990s: Three Colors: Blue, Three Colors: White, and Three Colors: Red. Representing the colors of the French flag, Blue, White, and Red also symbolize the virtues of liberty, equality, and fraternity, respectively. Blue is the first film in the series. Besides its association with the concept of liberty, the color also resonates for its associations with depression and coldness, two moods well depicted in Kieslowski's film. Krzysztof […]


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'Blue' Movie (1993) Review: Krzysztof Kieslowski 'Masterpiece'