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Quote, Unquote : Roman Polanski

“You have to show violence the way it is. If you don’t show it realistically, then that’s immoral and harmful. If you don’t upset people, then that’s obscenity.”

Mia Farrow: More Than The Sum of Her Parts

For those of you who have never seen it, tis’ the season to rent Rosemary’s Baby (1968). The titular horror movie of the late 60’s holds up better than almost any horror movie of it’s time, aside from Psycho (1960) of course. 673 more words


Halloween Horror's Revisit #7: Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Published by: Anthony Wallace

The cult genre wasn’t around up until the 1960’s when Roman Polanski brought ‘Rosemary’s Baby‘ to cinemas. It stars… 701 more words


31 Days of Our Favorite Horror Films, Day 20

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Rosemary’s Baby  (1968, dir. Roman Polanski)

I don’t know how to explain how creeped out I was after my first, and eventually subsequent viewings, of  635 more words


Venus in Fur (Roman Polanski, 2013)

“Roman Polanski’s Venus in Fur is a deceptively simple two-hander. Superficially, the film seems to unfold as a textbook study of role reversal (that staple of the psychodrama) in the tragicomic mode.” 24 more words


October 17, 2014: Repulsion (1965)

Logline: A young woman, sexually repulsed by men and mentally disturbed, begins to descend into madness when she is left alone by her sister.

Review: Roman Polanski’s follow up to his excellent debut film,  226 more words

Venus in Fur

This is the year’s most thrilling surprise. At 80(upon the film’s release), my thinking was that Roman Polanski may have shot his final bolt. Hit-or-miss for a number of years, following 2002’s Oscar-soaked, “The Pianist”, it was starting to seem that Polanski would never touch the edge of greatness again. 546 more words