Oren Moverman

Sep 17 2015

Time Out Of Mind

Director Oren Moverman has a singular style – dry and unfettered, he gives you what the camera sees, and nothing more. The two films I’ve seen of his, Ramparts and Time Out of Mind, carry with them an almost cinéma vérité feel, almost playing by the 10 rules of the Dogme 95 movement. The newest […]
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Feb 24 2012

Rampart

(This review was originally published on February 24, 2012 at Reel Film News) “Rampart” is familiar territory for novelist/screenwriter James Ellroy, whose version of Los Angeles has seen its share of corrupt cops (“Street Kings”, “Dark Blue” and “L.A. Confidential”). Director and co-writer Oren Moverman takes a surprisingly subtle tack in conveying the ugliness of the material, […]
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