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"Who needs beautiful things nowadays Claudia? How long will they last?... Ten, 20 years and then?"

“Who needs beautiful things nowadays Claudia? How long will they last? Back then they built for the ages. But today, how long do they last? Ten, 20 years and then?

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2017 Movie #87: Blow-Up (1966)

Blow-Up is a film that, as seen over 50 years later, can best be interpreted as an artifact of a specific time and place. I think Antonioni probably wouldn’t object – the plot of the film, if you can even call it that, feels quite secondary to the atmosphere, the mood, and feel of the film.  298 more words


Michelangelo Antonioni, L'eclisse (1962)

It is somewhat ironic that we are commemorating a total solar eclipse which occurred in the United States a week ago, with a film that can be easily interpreted through Marxist lenses. 753 more words


Today I Watched: L’Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962)

L’eclisse (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962)

Score: 6+ to 6½ out of 10.

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Film Review: BLOW-UP (Italy/UK 1966) *****

A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

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Films in 2017: July

I was on a roll with movie-watching throughout most of July but by the end, my viewing habits dropped off a bit as I was getting ready for a week-long vacation with my family (which I’m on now, in Canada!). 330 more words

Films In 2017