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Daily Archives: April 3, 2016

“The film I hope to be remembered by. I have a great fondness for Sorcerer, more than any other film… I consider it my most personal film and the most difficult to achieve… Basically lost for 37 years, its restoration is like Lazarus.” – William Friedkin   I can’t go on, I’ll go on In the dishabille, desolate swelter of Porvenir,… Read more »

03 April 2016 | Features, Reviews

The poster is an integral part in the overlap between film as business and film as culture. In the Pre-internet days, the function of the poster was a significant chunk of a film’s advertisement. It was primarily the first impression, a chance for advertising to generate public interest and draw in an audience before the film was in cinemas, occasionally… Read more »

03 April 2016 | Features, Other Lists

The term “coming-of-age” is a young person’s transition from being a child to being an adult, according to Wikipedia. A coming-of-age film shows the viewers this transformation. It is a standard way of telling the story through the eyes of an average teenager from an average family, going to an average school. It is considered easier to identify with a… Read more »

03 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“In my film, time is shattered.” – Alain Resnais   In search of lost time Wow. How enticing it is to consider and suppose that the cinema of the subconsciousness and of memory barely held breath before 1959, when French film director Alain Resnais intimately accepted the subject matter with fascinating affection in his first step feature, the monumental Hiroshima… Read more »

03 April 2016 | Features, Reviews