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Category Archives: review
We’ve recently added a new project to our roster, it’s a prison movie. Now, prison movies might be okay when shown to a captive audience, but I think fans of the genre should really get out more. However, among all … Continue reading
Sometimes, Freud said, a pipe is just a pipe. And sometimes, a great film comes out of a great script. Well, L’Atlante, and why it is so loved, is not a simple story of a great script well made. In … Continue reading
I’d lived in Wales for well over a decade before seeing what “everyone” calls the quintessential Welsh film. Like many “Welsh” films, How Green Was My Valley wasn’t made in Wales, but in Hollywood. A few of the accents may … Continue reading
These weren’t tears of sorrow. These weren’t tears of joy. These weren’t even tears of tiredness that you sometimes get at the end of the day. These were the tears of an eye infection. When I entered the Arts Centre … Continue reading
From applying to film school to networking with filmmakers, it seems the new standard question is “which movies moved and inspired you.” Trying to pick a movie from any given year is usually difficult because out of 800 or so … Continue reading
Taxi Driver was the first movie I wrote about for film class. Today, Taxi Driver does not seem like the same film I reviewed all those years ago as a first year in film school. There are so many things … Continue reading
I purposely avoided Moliere, Shakespeare in Love, and almost every other movie about a playwright. I do this because I respect writers like Shakespeare, and I find their period fascinating. I likewise avoid most movies about Thomas Jefferson. I prefer … Continue reading
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE meets AMELIE POULAIN. Or, the grandmother of both films. Le Rayon Vert is a classic. It’s not black and white, it’s not silent, and you probably never heard of the actors. The director’s name, Eric Rohmer, may easily … Continue reading