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‘Canoa: A Shameful Memory’ is shamelessly enticing

Welcome to “Throwback Thursdays,” a new film feature at The Stanford Daily. Every Thursday (hopefully), the Arts & Life section will publish reviews highlighting older or more obscure works — sometimes both — that are currently not playing in traditional theaters. This week, critic Amir Abou-Jaoude recommends Felipe Cazals’ “Canoa: A Shameful Memory” (1976) for its…

Throwback Thursday: ‘Holiday’ is an overlooked comedy gem

Welcome to “Throwback Thursdays,” a new film feature at The Stanford Daily. Every Thursday (hopefully), the Arts & Life section will publish reviews highlighting older or more obscure works – sometimes both – that are currently not playing in traditional theaters. This week, we’ll be focusing on George Cukor’s 1938 screwball-comedy “Holiday.” “HOLIDAY” George Cukor’s “Holiday”…

Throwback Thursday: Bergman ended his career on a high note with ‘Fanny and Alexander’

Welcome to “Throwback Thursdays,” a new film feature at the Stanford Daily. Every Thursday (hopefully), the Arts & Life section will publish reviews highlighting older or more obscure works — sometimes both — that are currently not playing in traditional theaters. This week, we’ll be focusing on Ingmar Bergman’s final theatrical release, 1982’s “Fanny and Alexander.”…