The lovely Biltmore Hotel in The City Beautiful, as Coral Gables, Florida is fondly called, is a prominent national historic landmark. It is not hard to spot the imposing tower of the hotel which was inspired by the Giralda Tower in Seville, Spain as you drive down the beautiful boulevards lined with tropical foliage, majestic oaks, banyan trees and Mediterranean revival-style homes. 803 more words
Tags » Palme D'or
Wim Wenders (1984)
He knew she had to be stopped or she’d leave him forever.
Victory! After 6-7 years since watching this film and battling with it, I can finally say I am falling in love with it! I remember passing through the 90s with the haunting images conveyed by the poster showing Holly Hunter and Anna Paquin in unison, surrounded by the large seaside and a solemn piano. 803 more words
Eminent Turkish film director, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film recently won the Palme d’Or (best film award) at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. Hence, I thought it could make sense to pull out a paper I had written for my World Cinema class at Yale in 2007. 5,820 more words