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Blow-Up : Antononi's Lens and Why I Don't Like It

I find it easy to talk about films I don’t like, but very hard to write about them. When you take a film that is also critically lauded, seeming universally loved and canonized in the great pantheon of “Great Films”, it becomes even harder to talk about or write about, simply because I don’t want to look foolish. 1,150 more words

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Rosemary's Baby

When you watch old Horror films it is so easy to feel underwhelmed. What may have been scary for an audience in the 60s is now so far removed or normalised for a modern audience, all the actual scares will often just leave you cold to the effect that is talked about at length. 880 more words

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The Handmaiden: Shifting Exotic Sands

WARNING: The following blog post, like the film itself deals with some very frank and explicit mature themes, sexual and non-sexual and please be noted of that before reading on. 952 more words

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Battleship Potemkin: History in Eisenstein's Making

” ‘The Battleship Potemkin’ has been so famous for so long that it is almost impossible to come to it with a fresh eye…it has become so familiar that we cannot perceive it for what it is…the fact is ‘Potemkin’  doesn’t really stand alone, but depends for its power upon the social situation in which it is shown.” … 823 more words

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La La Land - Review

(Dear Reader, todays post comes as a brand new guest piece from a brand new guest contributor. Please enjoy his review of the new release, La La Land (Dir. 629 more words

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