Certified Copy: The Quest For the Real

By DDR | Their Bated Breath | The Fade Out “Certified Copy” by Abbas Kiarostami IFC Films (This film appears on Criterion’s channel, Filmstruck, today with supplements.) Abbas Kiarostami’s “Certified Copy” is about life and art, truth and fiction, change and stagnation, love and marriage. The film calls into question the value of things. It’s an…

MIXTAPE | Ode to Juliette Binoche

BINOCHE MIX: A great face can express fragility as well as the written word or a piece of music. A glance can signal a desert of despair. A partly open mouth, longing. A lowered eyebrow, trepidation. As far as expression goes, French actress Juliette Binoche’s face is a cosmic geography. It whispers of secret valleys…