La Jetée

Oblivion isn’t a total loss, but it is disappointing not only to see the film abandon the interesting sci-fi issues around its central love triangle, but also see it devolve into a series of hackneyed action-movie cliches — including some really insulting third-act dialogue.

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Top 10 Best Time-Travel Movies

by Eric Melin on September 25, 2012

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Surely when one thinks of great time-travel movies, a couple jump to mind immediately. Of course, I’m talking about Hot Tub Time Machine and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, so I’m sad to say they have been left off of this Top 10 and are relegated only to the opening remarks section here.

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With the commercial Blu-ray release of ‘La Jetée’ and Chris Marker’s philosophical documentary ‘Sans Soleil’ by The Criterion Collection, appreciation of this intriguing and mysterious artist may reach a new level.

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