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Moving pictures, #21

Another diary entry from my road trip along the celluloid highway. Which is a particularly crap image, but never mind. Yet more movies, anyway. A few from the 1001 Movies list, a few from favourite directors, and a crap anime from Amazon Prime. 1,512 more words


La Dolce Vitti

A tribute to Monica Vitti and the film that made her a star

In May 1960, the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival was awarded to a film that, as the jury members themselves proclaimed, “invented a new language of cinema.” The film was Michelangelo Antonioni’s deeply provocative and challenging work, … 740 more words


Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Eclisse and lack of external awareness

L’Eclisse (Eclipse) made in 1963 is the third film in Michelangelo Antonioni’s decadence trilogy. The film discusses similar themes of: alienation, love and tragedy to the trilogy’s earlier films: L’Avventura and La Notte. 340 more words


Moving on in Michelangelo Antonioni’s L'Avventura

This blog post contains a small collection of frame grabs from Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Avventura describing how soon people can move on—moving on being a function of the film’s existential question about love. 202 more words


A fascinating film

I recently watched Brian de Palma’s 1981 film “Blow Out” with John Travolta and Nancy Allen and really enjoyed it. I first learned of the film years ago when I saw “Blow Up,” Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film about a fashion photographer who stumbles into a mystery after he takes a photograph that reveals something he did not know he had actually witnessed. 82 more words


Zabriskie Point (1970)

Shot hot the heels of Blow-Up‘s international success, Michelangelo Antonioni flew out to the barren wastelands of Americana in 1968 to make Zabriskie Point which would ultimately be released in 1970 to damning reviews. 352 more words

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