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Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Energy

Sam Adams Slate
Martin Scorsese blends fact and fiction for a playfully experimental film about the most freewheeling tour Bob Dylan ever did. The true shock of Rolling Thunder Revue is in how good, how alive, Dylan is on stage.

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Roberto Gavaldón: Mexico’s Auteur of Noir

Will Noah New York Review of Books
The film series “Roberto Gavaldón: Night Falls in Mexico” at the Museum of Modern Art (NY) showcases the rarely screened signature achievement of the Western hemisphere’s second-most-robust film industry in the decades surrounding World War II.
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