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Contemplating Julie Christie: her seraphic, timeless beauty. Four flipping ads in half an hour? For a wittering twit?

I’m trying to watch a Julie Christie movie somewhere the ads come thick and fast. I’m fond of Arvo Part. So someone thinks I’ll like Ludovico Einaudi, a religious minimalist Richard Clayderman. 99 more words

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Francois Truffaut’s 1966 film is an excellent adaptation of the acclaimed 1953 novel of the same name, by American Sci-Fi author, Ray Bradbury. The book and the film highlight that the desire to open ones self up to new ideas will never (hopefully not)die. 1,434 more words

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Movie Review: Doctor Zhivago

Hi everyone! Here I am again. Today I want to talk about a movie I saw the other day. The movie is “Doctor Zhivago” and it’s based on the novel from Boris Pasternak. 584 more words


A Day in the Lives: Billy Liar (1963)

Throughout the opening credits of John Schlesinger’s 1963 film Billy Liar, the camera pans along lines of buildings in a northern English town. Although there’s some diversity of styles from shot to shot — apartment blocks, row homes, Tudor cottages — each row in and of itself is strikingly unvaried and repetitive, and the overall effect is of a certain dull monotony. 1,442 more words


Commies and Hippies: Fahrenheit 451

(This critique was originally written for course credit at Western Connecticut State university and the format reflects that. However, it is my expectation that the subjects and content appeal to readers of this blog, so here it is! 2,025 more words


Throwback Thursday: 'Doctor Zhivago' (1965)

Yuri (Omar Sharif) and Lara (Julie Christie) discuss how different their lives could have been, if they had met under different circumstances. 10 more words


Ballard's Cinema: Notes for a Retrospective - Track 12 (Joseph Losey 1967)

Frustrated at repeatedly missing out on the chance to film one of Ballard’s novels, Stanley Baker optioned a number of his short stories through his production company Oakhurst Productions, including ‘Track 12’ (1958). 202 more words