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Daily Archives: January 1, 2016

As 1967 is generally considered the first full year of ‘New Hollywood’ films, 1976 is usually considered the year in which the cycle of films began to wind down. Gritty urban stories such as Taxi Driver and Marathon Man were still leading the way at the box office, while Network’s Howard Beale urged audiences to get up, go to the… Read more »

01 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“Reality is diabolical. Your hiding place isn’t watertight. Life trickles in from the outside, and you’re forced to react. No one asks if it is true or false, if you’re genuine or just a sham. Such things matter only in the theatre, and hardly there either.” -Persona, Ingmar Bergman What is reality, or rather, what makes one thing more real… Read more »

01 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists