This week we begin our latest marathon in which we disucss westerns. We begin with the Howard Hawks’ Red River. Enjoy as we follow the trail of the old west and discuss how to make our Christmas’ 90% less crying.
This is part of my Other Ghibli Marathon. While most of my posts will feel/read like full reviews this one is slightly different. I’d call this more of a reactionary posting than anything else, a short smattering of thoughts and just me ranting because this one didn’t start me off too well. The Cat Returns feels … Continue reading “THE OTHER GHIBLI MARATHON: THE CAT RETURNS (2002)”
When we say Studio Ghibli we immediately think of Hayao Miyazaki, and for good reason. I even wrote a post earlier this month about him and his work — which if you haven’t read take a look see. However, while I have seen some non-Miyazaki Ghibli films (i.e. The Grave of the Fireflies & Whisper of the … Continue reading “ANNOUNCING THE OTHER STUDIO GHIBLI FILMS MARATHON”
So far I’ve completed my John Cassavetes, John Ford and Pedro Almodovar marathons. Today I feel the need to return to the US for cinematic discovery and turn to a filmmaker who I know of somewhat, but would love to know a lot more of. So far in his filmmography I’ve seen 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, Network … Continue reading “THE SIDNEY LUMET SYLLABUS”
Over the last few months of the summer so far, while the blockbuster season has been relatively kind to me, I’ve been spending it with Pedro Almodovar. With my current disposition to be marathoning through filmmaker’s canon I found myself in the need of Spanish cinema, so I turned to the one man who’s films have … Continue reading “PEDRO ALMODOVAR: A PAINTER THAT PICKED UP A CAMERA”