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Reflections on Tom Tykwer's Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

My most recent Netflix adventure led me to Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). I knew absolutely nothing about the film before I saw it. 2,647 more words

Film

Cloud Atlas


Cloud Atlas (2012)
★★★ / ★★★★

Though just about anyone, from the most experienced critic to a casual moviegoer, can consider it a success or a failure, what cannot be denied is that “Cloud Atlas,” directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, has vision and it dares to ask us what we should expect from the movies as an art form and as a source of entertainment. 722 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

On Cloud Atlas

The Cloud Atlas Journal of Graham Edwards

Having unfortunately missed the opportunity to view the kinematographic entertainment appellated Cloud Atlas at my local magic lantern house upon its initial theatrical release, I was most gratified when my dear spouse, Mrs E, graciously presented me with a DVD edition of said motion picture as a Yuletide gift. 1,215 more words

Books

Run Lola Run (1998)

Lola rennt (original title)

Summary: Lola receives a frantic call from her boyfriend Manny who has just left a bag filled with 100,000 Deutschmark on the subway.   178 more words

World Cinema

Song of the Day: "Cloud Atlas End Title" (by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek & Reinhold Heil)

I think it appropriate to end today with one of the most beautiful and haunting piece of cinematic music in recent years.

Cloud Atlas might have been like… 130 more words

Film

CAT OF THE DAY 110: CLOUD ATLAS

CAT OF THE DAY 110: CLOUD ATLAS (2012)

This uneven but always fascinating adaptation of David Mitchell’s bestseller consists of six different stories from six different genres set in six different time periods and featuring six different sets of characters. 522 more words

Catpanion

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world’s finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. 30 more words

Drama