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My Favorite Classic Movie Blogathon: Lili (1953)

This post is part of the My Favorite Classic Movie Blogathon in celebration of National Classic Movie Day (May 16th). Click here to view the schedule listing all the great posts in this blogathon. 1,391 more words

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Georges Méliès' A Trip to the Moon is a Total Trip

This post is part of the Shorts Blogathon, hosted by Fritzi at Movies Silently. Check out the other great posts HERE!

When I chose La Jetée as my topic for the Shorts Blogathon, I thought, why not also cover another influential French short sci-fi film?  738 more words

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La Jetée: a 28 Minute Sci-Fi Masterpiece

This post is part of the Shorts Blogathon, hosted by Fritzi at Movies Silently. Check out the other great posts HERE!

Today Chris Marker’s 1962 short film La Jetée (The Jetty) is best known as the inspiration for Terry Gilliam’s 1995 movie, 12 Monkeys (and the current TV show of the same name). 814 more words

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The Pre-Code Blogathon: Imitation of Life (1934)

This is my contribution to the Pre-Code Blogathon, hosted by Danny of Pre-Code.com and Karen of Shadows and Satin.

About twenty years ago, one of my co-workers offered to give me a videotape of the original version of Imitation of Life. 1,126 more words

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Movie Classics - 2001: A Space Odyssey

“You’re free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don’t want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he’s missed the point.” – Stanley Kubrick in a 1968 interview with…

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