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Go Ahead and put the Blame on Mame –Meaning Me

Go Ahead and put the Blame on Mame –Meaning Me

The second I turned in my one-month resignation notice, I knew two things (1) one month is a long, long time to stay somewhere when you are out the door, and (2)  I would be blamed for everything that goes wrong for the next year or two.   519 more words


La calidad del cine oriental vuelven al cine de culto "Tan Negro como el Carbón"

Porque Hollywood tiene mucho que aprender del cine de arte de China.

¿Sabes qué tienen en común “Las flores de la guerra” (película favorita de mis tres sobrinas adolescentes sobra decir), “Red Cliff II”, “Hero” y “La casa de las dagas voladoras”? 395 more words


Phantom Lady (1944)

The film uses the motif of a mysterious lady who cannot be found as the jumping off point for this Film-Noir. It is this so called phantom lady ( who Scott Henderson (Alan Curtis) meets at a bar after having a spat with his wife. 146 more words


Sleep, My Love (1948)

Film noir is one of my favourite movie genres. From the moral ambiguity of the ‘hero’, to the stylistic and unbalanced settings, to the knock-out femme fatales, I love it all. 350 more words


Le Havre (2011)

First published by Film4

Synopsis: Polyhyphenate Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki’s latest deadpan treat offers a haven for old-fashioned French values.

Review: “I used to live a Bohemian life in Paris,” aging, down-at-heel Marcel Marx (André Wilms) tells young Gabonese refugee Idrissa (Blondin Miguel). 400 more words

Lights in the Dusk (2006)

First published by Film4

Synopsis: In the final part of Finnish writer-director Aki Kaurismäki’s loser trilogy, a Helsinki night watchman is brought low by a treacherous dame and a venal society. 496 more words