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Film review: Terence Davies’ ‘Sunset Song’ is lilting, lyrical, life-affirming poetry

“Sunset Song” — the latest quiet work from cinemaster Terence Davies (“Distant Voices, Still Lives,” “The Long Day Closes”) — is the humanist film to beat this year. Like a less portentous “Gone with the Wind,” his film is centered around a young Scottish girl named Chris (played with gusto by Agyness Deyn), raised on…

Film review: King Hu’s newly restored “Dragon Inn” is a must-see martial-arts masterpiece

Move over, “Kill Bill” and “Enter the Dragon”; there’s a new, cool, martial-arts-kid on the block, and his name is “Dragon Inn.” Well, it’s not quite new – it was first released in Taiwan in 1967, and is just this year being re-released in America by Janus Films in a fabulous 4K restoration. (No badly-dubbed ventriloquism…