Cinema: The Year's Best

AMARCORD. A great movie. Federico Fellini's autobiographical fantasy about growing up in the seaside town of Rimini is lavish, pungent, full to bursting with the kind of encompassing, consuming affection for people that is the property of the true poet.

ANTONIA: A PORTRAIT OF THE WOMAN. A loving record of the life of Antonia Brico, a symphony conductor scarred but not humbled by the problem of being a woman and an artist in America. This beautifully fashioned documentary by Jill Godmilow and Judy Collins never bows to rhetoric or pity.

BADLANDS. The affectless, antiseptic...

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