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Woodpeckers Don't Get Headaches (Film)

Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches

Director: Dinara Asanova

Year: 1975

Country: USSR.

Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches begins with a crane shot descending our widescreen frame through summery branches into a garden in an outer suburb of Leningrad. 478 more words


The 400 Blows

Francois Truffaut’s Masterpiece is a Reflection of Life

Francois Truffaut once said, “I have always preferred the reflection of the life to life itself,” and it’s not hard to understand why.

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Film Review

HIGHLIGHTS: François Truffaut's "The Adventures of Antoine Doinel" Films / Spine #185, Pt. 2

This week I’m examining the remaining two films in legendary French director François Truffaut’s “Antoine Doinel” saga, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run. 486 more words


HIGHLIGHTS: François Truffaut's "The Adventures of Antoine Doinel" Films / Spine #185, Pt. 1

In honor of legendary French filmmaker François Truffaut’s birthday this past Tuesday, I decided to watch some more of his films.  Though I love what I’ve seen, I haven’t been watching his works as religiously as I should be.   596 more words


Say Hello to My Little Monthly Update for January 2018

Let’s start the new year with a bang…

#1 Bright (2017)
#2 The Narrow Margin (1952)
#3 My Life as a Courgette (2016), aka Ma vie de Courgette… 860 more words

Progress Reports

XL Popcorn - The 400 Blows

List Item: Watch all of the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die”
Progress: 612/1007
Title: The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)
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In Progress

Letting the New Wave Hit

The New Wave that hit French cinema throughout the 1950s to the 80s, was an artistic movement that (perhaps unintentionally) set out to tear down the stringent set of rules that had previously controlled France’s film industry.   437 more words

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