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A Mother and a Daughter: Autumn Sonata (1978)

“A mother and a daughter — what a terrible combination of feelings and confusion and destruction. Everything is possible and is done in the name of love and solicitude. 1,580 more words


8.9.2016 Hour of the Wolf

It has been a while since I Bergmaned. This was always one of my favorites and I think it holds up pretty well. Liv Ullman is a gift from god – when the film pulls away from her for a while I miss her. 11 more words

Title Matchup: Shame vs Shame

In Title Matchup we pit two films with the exact same title against each other to see which comes out on top. Today’s versus match is between Ingmar Bergman’s Shame (1968) and Steve McQueen’s Shame (2011). 350 more words


The Arc of Poetry

They went out on the dock while the great, white egret was working along the shore, her head curved and swaying like the wind
They said they watched her strike many times before she flew up, close above them as they swam in the water and she looked down at them before perching on a stump of a snag… 206 more words


EFC II #52 - Persona (1966)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#52 – Persona (1966)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

The fifty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Ingmar Bergman’s mesmerising and enigmatic Persona. 51 more words

Epic Film Challenge

From the sublime to the grotesque: Scott Walker in 10 songs

Our music icons always get a few extra gravitas points for evolving with the times — but Scott Walker’s 50-year journey from romantic crooner to avant-garde pioneer is one of the most jarring story arcs in pop history. 1,232 more words

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