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Alice or the Last Escapade

When met with the term ‘limbo’, a long wooden stick, catchy song and a line of limber hoofers materialises in most minds. Yet, in the genius of infamous French new-wave director… 403 more words


Clip joint (Trailers): dystopias: The Guardian (UK)

“Five of cinema’s most memorably grim depictions of mankind’s future. What others belong on the list?”

No list with The Hunger Games is complete without its predecessor and inspiration:



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Having recently lost his mother, young and innocent Jon Whiteley follows her last spoken instructions and makes his way back to a village he has never known, seeking out a roguish aristocrat (Stewart Granger) to whom he immediately becomes attached.   224 more words


Final Proposal: Socialism in the interwar period

For my final project, I am thinking about attempting a rather political undergoing, in analyzing the socialist sentiments underlying some of the works of the interwar period that we have examined in this class. 429 more words


Human Desire isn’t nearly as good as the previous year’s Fritz Lang, Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame collaboration, The Big Heat, but for what it’s worth, the film has a lot going for it. 580 more words

Movie Reviews


Esta semana continuamos a nossa viagem pelos anos épicos do cinema alemão. Como vimos “O Gabinete do Dr. Caligari” (Wiene, 1919) marcou uma época, sendo um filme que para além da componente estética encerrava metáforas constantes e crítica política. 312 more words