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Kent Jones

KENT JONES

1. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson) Some saw repetition and inflation, but I found Anderson’s comic epic about a family of eccentric genuises, set in a romantically reconfigured Manhattan, every bit as surprising and inventive as Bottle Rocket and Rushmore.

2. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch) Probably the best movie ever made about Hollywood.

3. Waking Life (Richard Linklater) A dizzying, oddly moving metaphysical inquiry, a sort of oneiric first cousin to Slacker.

4. Loin (André Téchiné) A gorgeous tapestry of emotional, sexual, and cultural crosscurrents in modern Tangier.

5. Jung (War): In the Land of the Mujaheddin (Alberto Vendemmiati and Fabrizio Lazzaretti) Timeliness aside, this documentary about a hospital set up by an Italian doctor in Afghanistan provides an unflinching look at a people caught up in a never-ending cycle of war.

6. Sobibor, Oct. 14, 1943, 4 PM (Claude

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