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My Desert Island, Top 3 Most Inspirational Female Characters in Cinema

Before we start, Clementine Kruczynski came too late. Margot Tenenbaum (another fragment) too late also. Frances Halladay far too late. Too late as in these characters – works of fiction assembled seemingly from the atoms and molecules of thin cranial air by some hacks in Hollywood – were a source of inspiration to my formative self. 1,176 more words

Anna Karina

"Breathless" haircut

1980 – something (ha!). California Institute of the Arts. What was the name of the school’s theater? Dorm room. Great pair of gray scissors.

Goddard’s 1960 film… 84 more words

FLICKS: An idea where movies are going

At The Tally, jainsays wrote:

Yes, soon we’ll live in a world of animated bliss — where the faux-women are perpetually perky and never need Botox, and the faux-men all look like a combination of Super Man, Laurence Olivier and Don Draper. 2,117 more words


'All Those Wonderful People Out There in the Dark': On the Past, Present and Future of Cinephilia, Part 1

There is a scene in Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Dreamers (2003) when the three main characters race through the Louvre in Paris, attempting to break a world record. 1,109 more words


Saint Joan 1954 movie based on the classic Shaw play

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 “Saint Joan is a 1957 British-American film adapted from the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title about the life of Joan of Arc. 195 more words

Joan Of Arc

Cahiers du Cinema: The Emotion of the 700th

Last month, Cahiers du Cinema produced its 700th issue, a major milestone for a niche and avant-garde publication of scholarly, political, and critical cinema writings which came out of the socio-political upheaval in Paris in the 1960s. 120 more words