Monthly Archives: June 2016

“Black Moon” (1975)

Black Moon is the third film that I have watched by director Louis Malle. It is also, far and away, the most abstract and “art-house” of the bunch. I am still trying to make up my mind on Malle as … Continue reading

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“An American in Paris” (1951)

The Best Picture winner from 1951, Vincente Minnelli’s musical romp An American in Paris isn’t so much a feast of plot as it is of circumstance, but oh boy… what circumstance it is.  It is the perfect example of what studio films … Continue reading

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Idea moving forward

Seeing as I am sort of new to film reviewing (and let’s face it — still quite an amateur), I am thinking about shifting focus to two kinds of films that seem to be overlooked by the swarth of online … Continue reading

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The Wind Rises (2013)

This review may contain spoilers. Hayao Miyazaki’s 2013 The Wind Rises tells the story of Jiro Horikoshi, a famous plane engineer who helped design airplanes for Japan (who were very behind-the-times in terms of technology) that were used during World War … Continue reading

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