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Terence Davies Drains The Deep Blue Sea of Emotion

It takes a lot of nerve to make something as deliberately, unbearably stuffy as The Deep Blue Sea, the latest adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play, in which director Terence Davies puts a lot of stock in art as imitation. 936 more words

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The Long Day Closes (1992)

The Long Day Closes / Terence Davies / 1992 / 

Active Ingredients: Evocations of memory and sensations; Music; Editing
Side Effects: Weightiness in tone; Preference against characterization… 377 more words

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A MOBILE CINEMA: NOTES TOWARDS A SEASON—PART ONE

I’d like to propose a season of films—The City, the Country, the River & the Road.  The title is unashamedly poetic, and if I’m honest I’m not quite sure where it came from, or how it suggested itself.  654 more words

Richard Linklater