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Of Love and Other Demons: 'Husbands' (John Cassavetes, 1970)

Realism, in the cinema of John Cassavetes, has an edge of madness, pain and neurosis. Cassavetes aestheticizes pain and anxiety to represent the truth of his reality. 608 more words

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Of Love and Other Demons: 'Love Streams' (John Cassavetes, 1984)

Loneliness, like a parasite, crawls up inside your chest and starts feeding off your sorrow. As it gets stronger and bigger, it can be as though your rib cage starts caving in, strangling your heart and lungs. 606 more words

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Italian Bleak

Movie Night!

Michaelangelo Antonioni has commanded too much of my film-watching time – way-y-y-y too much.

I think I saw his L’AVVENTURA about 1971. I loved it and I loved Monica Vitti in it. 426 more words

Best Supporting Actor - 1967

Official Nominations: George Kennedy. John Cassavetes. Gene Hackman. Cecil Kellaway. Michael J Pollard.

George Kennedy was the surprise winner this year for his memorable turn as the big, brazen friend to Paul Newman’s Luke, against type for his usual bad guy roles. 251 more words

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“The current cycle of crime films is a vicarious way to participate in the crime wave without committing a crime. That feeling is latent within each of us. 1,550 more words

Film Review

Moving pictures, #17

Seems to be mostly US films this time, including a few populist ones. I don’t know what came over me.

Ant-Man, Peyton Reed (2015, USA). 1,662 more words


Watching SHADOWS

Hello everyone. For the next ten weeks or so, I’l be putting up some of the viewing diaries that I have been writing for my independent film course. 389 more words