The history of Children of Paradise, considered to be one of the (if not the) greatest French Films of all time, … More
With a $33,000 budget (or as the creators in the Criterion interviews indicate, zero budget that they supplemented by asking … More
How about a little Shaw Brothers and a little Shaw Scope for your eyes? Can’t handle it? Go find some … More
Mon Oncle is Jaques Tati’s direct “satire against the mania for mechanization that threatens those easygoing old ways of life” … More
The Young Girls of Rochefort is Jaques Demy’s follow-up to his moving and absolutely stunning The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (one … More
Amarcord is one of Fellini’s later films and is a semiautobiographical sendoff to the small Italian community of his youth. The … More
Some of the best lines appear in the third film in terms of the soliloquies, fraternity in the face of insurmountable odds, breathtaking images of architecture and the Army of the Dead whisking past Aragon’s beautiful hair as he attacks in slow motion in at least three parts of the film…. It is awe inspiring and beautiful, exciting and unique, sprawling and gorgeous with this incredible hybrid CGI / real New Zealand atmosphere.