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100 films in 100 days - Rosemary's Baby #100films

The 12th film in my 100 movie challenge is Rosemary’s Baby. This 1968 film from Roman Polanski has for a long time now been considered a classic. 157 more words


FORM IS CONTENT. Judge a Work of Art by Its Form than by Its Intent.


There has been much written about the spiritual depth and meaning of much of popular culture. As people began to take popular culture seriously and as it matured and grew more complex over time, people–both artists and audiences–were not content merely with entertrainment value. 782 more words

On Iñárritu's film BABEL

“This movie belongs to an increasingly common, as yet unnamed genre … in which drama is created by the juxtaposition of distinct stories, rather than by the progress of a single narrative arc,” said A O Scott when he wrote about Alejandro González Iñárritu’s film BABEL (2006). 283 more words

Auteur Arc: Paul Thomas Anderson

Of all the indisputably great American directors, do Paul Thomas Anderson’s films demand multiple viewings the most? Scorsese and Coppola made unflinching crime epics that you wanted to see again because of how much fun you had the first time. 3,506 more words


Inherent Vice

Written and Directed by P.T. Anderson
Based on Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

Last week I decided to watch The Godfather. Actually, I decided to watch… 1,465 more words


By a Different Book Than I Have Known: Anderson Plays It Safe with Inherent Vice

It’s hard to talk about P. T. Anderson’s Inherent Vice without invoking its source material, Thomas Pynchon’s stoner noir, a wild, sex- and drugs-filled romp through a ’70s landscape filled with pointed caricatures of American excess. 655 more words