Diving into The Criterion Channel’s “Columbia Noir” collection of films!

“An unemployed London secretary is lured to the Cornish coast for a position as an elderly woman’s live-in assistant. Soon, however, she finds herself a prisoner in an isolated mansion, where she begins to question her own sanity as she gets roped into a murder plot. This low-budget B movie is transformed into a chilling […]

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The cinema screenings continue…

I’m diving back into The Criterion Collection’s incredible “Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema” collection. “Traveling to accept an honorary degree, Professor Isak Borg—masterfully played by the veteran filmmaker and actor Victor Sjöström—is forced to face his past, come to terms with his faults, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death. Through flashbacks and fantasies, […]

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This has been long overdue….

It’s time to finally watch the extended version of this, which features an additional fifty minutes of footage. It’s one of the best films ever made. “Four decades into an already legendary career, Terrence Malick realized his most rapturous vision to date, tracing a story of childhood, wonder, and grief to the outer limits of […]

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Currently screening…

The stark black and white cinematography in this by the late Robby Muller is amazing; he also shot “Paris, Texas” for Wim Wenders. And kudos to Jarmusch for the opening titles; it’s a lost art these days, and it shouldn’t be.

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