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Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know.” – Captain Geoffrey T. Spaulding (Groucho Marx) Animal Crackers, the second feature starring the Marx Brothers, released in 1930, is over eighty years old now, and it still leaves me hard-pressed to find many films that afford such amusement, banter, satire (high-society… Read more »

02 January 2017 | Features, Reviews

German Expressionism was one of the most influential artistic movements of the early XXth century, especially when it comes to cinema. Quintessentially, its artists attempt to seek a deeper meaning in reality, sacrificing realism for the sake of the emotional effects of exaggerated, distorted forms. This way, the subjective perception of life takes control over objective descriptions, focusing on the… Read more »

02 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists