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Blindspot Review: L'Avventura

 The Price of Mastering Ennui

This is the third post in my Blindspot review series. I will be publishing one like it each month for the rest of 2015. 760 more words


[Last Film I Watch] Red Desert (1964) [8/10]

English Title: Red Desert
Original Title: Il deserto rosso
Year: 1964
Country: Italy, France
Language: Italian, Turkish
Genre: Drama
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
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Film Review

Final Scene

I watched three Antonioni movies last weekend. “L’Avventura”, “Red Desert” and “Identification of a Woman”.

I’ve already touched on “Red Desert” below, and described some of the qualities that Antonioni brings to his films. 295 more words


Sympathy and lack of

I get a lot of emails from photography sites – some because I joined and some because I didn’t. Many are similar to this exhortation to improve from Photzy, an offshoot of Light Stalking: 552 more words


The Moreau Files: 'La Notte'

With ambivalence and ennui, Michelangelo Antonioni targeted the institutions of modern Italy, reserving both contempt and awe for his bourgeois subjects. In La Notte he examines the fledgling relationship of Giovanni (Marcello Mastroianni) and Lidia (Jeanne Moreau) during the span of a single day. 482 more words

Jeanne Moreau

Fargo Film Festival: David Zellner's 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'

She’s not exactly “the woman with no name,” but she might as well be. By draping Rinko Kikuchi in a Spaghetti Western pancho (a Minnesota blanket) and shooting her character off to a distant land (Fargo), David Zellner combines the individuality of Sergio Leone’s Clint Eastwood trilogy and the isolation of Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Avventura in… 426 more words

Michelangelo Antonioni