BLINDSPOT: THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940)

Two years ago I watched City Lights, my very first Charlie Chaplin film. There’s something about firsts that stay with us. No matter what we’re always seeking to replicate that feeling while at the same time always remembering the joy it brought us. It’s an impossible feat for anything to accomplish on it’s second or third attempts … Continue reading “BLINDSPOT: THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940)”

‘ENEMY’ IS AS AMBIGUOUS AS DOPPELGANGERS GET

Enemy is a film that I feel is something that requires many viewings in order to walk away from it with more than a feeling. Many people are going to go into this movie hoping for either The Double fun of the doppelganger or Fight Club level of crazed uncertainty that is clearly defined somewhere later down … Continue reading “‘ENEMY’ IS AS AMBIGUOUS AS DOPPELGANGERS GET”

AGE DEFIANT IN THE FACE OF LOVE WITH ‘BEFORE MIDNIGHT’

Nearly two decades ago Celine (Julie Delpy) and Jesse (Ethan Hawke) crossed paths for the first time on a train and happened to have the greatest day of their lives so far in Vienna together. Nearly one decade ago in Paris they reconnected after not seeing each other since that day in Vienna, different people … Continue reading “AGE DEFIANT IN THE FACE OF LOVE WITH ‘BEFORE MIDNIGHT’”