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"Personal Shopper" Mini-Review

Personal Shopper (2016)

In “Personal Shopper”, a film of Olivier Assayas (“Paris, je t’aime” (2006)), Kristen Stewart plays a young woman Maureen who mourns the loss of her twin brother Lewis. 534 more words


La La Land (2016)


Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia , an aspiring actress, and Sebastian , a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. 149 more words


Best Director - 1970

Official Nominations: Franklin J Schaffner. Robert Altman. Federico Fellini. Arthur Hiller. Ken Russell.

Schaffner picked up the win for Patton this year – one of the most legendary biopics of all time. 440 more words

The Oscars

Film #606: Lifeboat (1944)

In my last post I looked at Hitchcock’s use of a restricted setting in the masterful Rear Window, however the 1954 classic wasn’t the first of his films to be based in one location. 992 more words

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Film #605: Rear Window (1954)

I feel in quite a few of my recent posts in this blog I’ve been disparaging about films that have been primarily set in one location as I’ve found them fairly static. 869 more words

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Film #604: Psycho (1960)

Since starting to write this blog my opinions about who my favourite directors are has changed quite significantly although not entirely and there are a couple of people who’ll stay at the top of my list forever more. 1,151 more words

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Film #603: David and Lisa (1962)

It’s fair to say that the last few films on the list have offered something in the way of spectacle whether it be the tense storytelling of Laura, the audacious production design of The Cardinal or the fantastic cinematography of the western landscapes in Hud. 868 more words

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