Last night I re-watched Mulholland Drive with the new transfer from The Criterion Collection, I suspect that this viewing will prompt more in the future.Read more "Mulholland Drive Revisited"
Three directors, eight movies, two masterpieces and six terrible movies (three of which I will love forever). After suggesting masterpieces I think that is a word that is overused. Certainly in this specific case they are Picasso’s when comepared to a sloppy paint-by-numbers that I painted. Days of Heaven – dir. Terrence Malick – 7.3 […]Read more "Updates"
Thoughts on three Jessica Chastain films, Interstellar, Jolene, and A Most Violent Year. Also, Zatoichi, Avengers, Mr. (and Bride of) Boogedy.Read more "Interstellar and other Recent Viewings"
Thoughts on a few Chantal Akerman films, La Chambre and Hotel Monterey, also, Shame and Summer with Monika from Bergman and a few silent horror films.Read more "Chantal Akerman and other Film Updates"
I watched through the 23 canon films released in the new boxed set. per by M. “…I think you’re a sexist, misogynist, dinosaur. A relic of the Cold war…”Read more "Bond at 50"
Thoughts on Alain Resnais’ Hiroshima, mon amour and Liv Ullmann’s remake of the play Miss Julie, starring Jessica Chastain.Read more "Hiroshima Mon Amour and Miss Julie"
I can think of several people who will not like this film. There are two clear attributes against it straight out of the gate. The first is running time: Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles is two hundred and one minutes long. The second is that it is minimalist cinema at its […]Read more "Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles"