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What the hell is hell?

As I reported, my former blogs have been hacked, so–begin at the beginning, a very good place to start!

Since my topic was evil, I’d like to write about the changing concepts of hell. 341 more words


Ingmar Bergman’s Persona (1966) is a challenging, uncomfortable, and important piece of cinema. When actress Elisabet (Liv Ullmann) develops selective muteness she is sent to a home by the beach to be treated and cared for by nurse Alma, played by Bibi Andersson. 322 more words

Revisit Sixties Cinema

Faces in Red

I must admit that I am very new to Ingmar Bergman. A few months ago, I finally watched Fanny & Alexander – the complete television version – and I absolutely fell in love with it. 271 more words

Movie Reviews 6/30/15

’71 (dir. Yann Demange, 2014)

’71 is quite the thriller film. It’s the kind of edge-of-your-seat viewing experience that’s both enjoyable and bad for those who have heart problems. 990 more words

Movie Reviews

“…And scene!” Blogathon: Persona (1966) The Repeated Scene

Introduction: Fanny, Alexander and the Magic Lantern

When dealing with a film that Bergman chronicles as being highly personal I feel it is only right that I give it the same treatment when I discuss it here. 3,358 more words