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Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

It is not uncommon for great artists to have periods where their work does not match that which gave them artistic credibility in the first place. It has happened to authors, painters, composers and directors. And, in some cases, directors have naturally declined with age (hence why Tarantino is committed to retrieving after 10 films). This list attempts to cover… Read more »

15 December 2016 | Features, People Lists

The music in a movie is something that’s not always appreciated. Yes, filmgoers are all aware that movies have scores, but not everyone pays attention to them. They remember how important the music is when they’re humming songs from Star Wars or Jurassic Park, but the comprehensive score of a film is unfortunately easy to ignore. Like every year, there… Read more »

15 December 2016 | Features, Other Lists

“Céline and Julie Go Boating is a do it yourself guide to rediscovering the delights of the street outside, and of the idiots all around you, here’s where we see Rivette first moving toward Shakespeare, and the world as all fools’ paradise.” – David Phelps   Usually it began like this Playfully reflecting silent-era idiosyncrasy an on-screen title proclaims:“Usually it… Read more »

15 December 2016 | Features, Reviews

The beauty of foreign film is to explore a world different to your own only to find that many concerns remain very much the same. Therefore, looking at universal themes through the perspective of another culture allows for a certain empathy to grow between peoples. Experiencing different filmmaking styles and social customs from your own allows the mind to grow… Read more »

15 December 2016 | Features, Film Lists