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Chinatown (1974)

Director: Roman Polanski

The title sequence of Chinatown does much to remark on its genre—with sepia tones, a blurred iris, and a vintage font, it immediately recalls the noirs of yesteryear (it is jarring to see names like Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway in this context). 198 more words

Reviews

"To spare another man's life..."

Note: This post is the sixtieth installment in my author’s commentary for Eternal Empire, covering Chapter 59. You can read the previous installments here… 1,269 more words

Writing

Review: Repulsion

Roman Polanski’s Repulsion was released in 1965 on a budget of $300,000, and managed to break a few taboos in the process. Aside from being Polanski’s first film in the English language, … 614 more words

Film Reviews

Wassim Beji to Produce Olivier Assayas- Roman Polanski Project (EXCLUSIVE)

PARIS — Paris-based producer Wassim Beji is on board to produce “Based on a True Story,” the film being scripted by Cannes award-winner Olivier Assayas and that will be directed by Roman Polanski, … 198 more words

News

Are there fifty shades of racism?

Our friends at Life Matters Journal have highlighted 10 bizarre claims from the ReproAction webinar on Pro-Life feminism that took place on July 6th.

When I listened to those short segments, I was really shocked by one of the panelists’ take on Margaret Sanger and racism so I decided to make a transcript of her words. 269 more words

Essays

Fashion Icons: Sharon Tate

I only watched Sharon Tate in one film – The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) by Roman Polanski, and, oh my, she was the cutest thing ever, with those large hazel eyes and drawn on freckles and rosy cheeks. 388 more words

1960s

'The Tenant': Roman Polanski's deliciously spooky psychological thriller

The Tenant, the enigmatic third film in Roman Polanski’s “Apartment” trilogy, shares some of the same themes with its predecessors – paranoia and isolation. Both… 401 more words

Thriller