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However paradoxical it may seem, the film studio’s ideal would be to produce only one film which would go on making money forever.

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2015 Movie Challenge: L'Atalante

24/52: A movie with a wedding in it 

L’Atalante begins where most romances end: the wedding.  The beautiful young couple walks, arm-in-arm, through the streets of her village, and the looks on their faces seem to say it all: what happens after “happily ever after”? 1,154 more words

Animal House (1978): If...'s Clever But Reactionary American Remake

While Jean Vigo’s Zero for Conduct and Linsday Anderson’s If… are both highly regarded by cinophiles and students of radical politics, neither film is well-known in the United States. 1,458 more words


Zero for Conduct (1933) If...(1968)

While Lindsay Anderson’s film “If….”, the story of a violent rebellion at a fictional English boarding school, is usually considered a classic of the 1960s counterculture, it’s always left me feeling cold. 786 more words