Monthly Archives: May 2011

Calendar: Depressing Distance Markers

Time really freaks me out. I can’t even begin to comprehend it, yet it governs almost every (if not every) aspect of my life as a human being participating daily in civilization. Obviously, as this is late, I’m horrible at … Continue reading

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Response to Calandar

The last movie that was screened in class was Calendar by Atom Egoyan.  This film is about a photographer and his wife that travel to Armenia to take pictures of landmarks to be used in a calendar. While the two … Continue reading

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Post # 4 Calendar

The film Calendar was a lovely little drama film directed by Atom Egoyan in 1993. The story is about a photographer who is taking pictures of the Armenian landscape for a calendar. He is accompanied by his wife, who is … Continue reading

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Calendar (1993)

Calendar reflects the structure of time and memory coming full circle in the present. Unaware that the dates throughout the film were staged, I assumed the main character to be a lost soul consistently making the same mistake, failing or … Continue reading

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Calendar

Simliar to Sans Soleil, the concept of memories seems to come up when talking about Calendar.  While not nearly as frustrating or confusing as that film, Calendar is neverthless an ambiguous and somewhat hard to follow movie.  It is a … Continue reading

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Egoyan’s Calendar

In Atom Egoyan’s 1993 film Calendar, we see this photographer who keeps having reoccurring memories of a trip to Armenia with his wife. We find out through these memories and clues in the present that their marriage had failed and … Continue reading

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Calendar- You can’t escape your past.

In Calendar a married couple takes a trip to their homeland of Armenia.  They decide to take photographs in front of the beautiful churches in the area. There they take a tour guided by their taxi driver whom can only … Continue reading

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Egoyans Calendar

In this film its about a man who has ruined his relationship with his wife because of all of his hard work and dedication to his career as a photographer this man tries his best to try and get back … Continue reading

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Egoyan’s Calendar

In Atom Egoyan’s 1993 film Calendar a photographer from Canada goes to Armenia to take pictures of old churches to put into a calendar. He brings along his wife as a translator because their guide, Ashot, only speaks the native … Continue reading

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CALENDAR (’93)

The movie Calendar, is mainly about a professional photographer who keeps having this reoccuring memory of when he went on a trip to Armenia with his wife. In the trip it is not implied but we assume that his marriage … Continue reading

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Atom Egoyan’s Calendar(1993)

(1993), directed by Atom Egoyan, was a very interesting film to watch. The director stars in his own film about a photographer searching for love after his marriage falls apart. The film is pretty simple in which there are only … Continue reading

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Calendar film response

Despite the ambuigity of the film throughout the film. it portrays itself to the audience in a particular form returning to its central idea. Its format and camera style illustrates a certain style. The camera being seen in third person … Continue reading

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The Calendar

The Calendar by Atom Egoyan is a very interesting film. It is not filmed consecutively like most films but rather in jumbled segments and flashbacks. The movie takes place in Canada in 1993 but the majority of the film consists … Continue reading

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The Memories of a Lost Love

The Calendar is a film about a photographer that goes on a trip with his wife to Armenia to discuss with a tour guider about the specific churches in this country. During these recordings of the churches begin discussed we … Continue reading

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Film Repsonse: Calendar (’93)

Atom Egoyan’s Calendar is a 1993 drama film that tells the story of a photographer and his attempt to find the love that he has lost, with a interesting twist thrown in. In Calendar, a photographer is sent to Armenia … Continue reading

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Calendar

In Calendar, directed by Atom Egoyan we see the photographer reliving several moments of his life, through different devices, such as the calendar, videotape, photographs and dates. The story is told from only three locations: In Armenia, in the photographer’s … Continue reading

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Film Response 5/2

I think that the photographer is attempting to analyze his actions as well as the actions of others. Also, in my opinion he is holding on to his past or what pieces of it he still can without trying to … Continue reading

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Film Response #4: Calendar

This movie deals with loss and memory. Since the photographer has lost his wife all he has left are his memories of her. It starts off with him and his wife taking to  a trip Armenia to gather pictures for … Continue reading

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Week 1: The Exorcist

                 For the first written blog for this class, there was a tough choice of movies to pick to write a blog about. I looked at the lists of movies several times, and even looked on netflix to review several … Continue reading

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Week 2: Daisies

  This weeks blog is either on The Red and The White made in 1967 by Miklos Jancso, who wrote this film and directed it or Daisies, a Czech film released in 1966, written and directed by Vera Chytilova. Both … Continue reading

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4th response

In regards to the argument that the film Calender uses “memory” as a thematic and cinematic tool,  I will point out a few of these devices in the following response. Throughout the film, the protagonist is fumbling through different memories having … Continue reading

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Calendar (1993)

To begin, Calendar (1993) filmed by Atom Egoyan is a story of a photographer and his wife traveling around Armenia taking pictures of different churches for a calendar. This gives to the audience a lovely look at a foreign country but … Continue reading

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Calendar

The film Calendar was a very interesting film.  The whole film is shot in about 3 areas:  the outdoors with old churches, the date scenes, and the answering machine.  In the film, the main character is a photographer whose wife … Continue reading

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Blog Response #4:Calendar

Calendar, a somewhat humerous yet monotonous film directed and starring Atom Egoyan, is essential to the perceptions of what memory can provide to us through several technological avenues, such as videotape and photography. The theme in this film, is how he uses photography and videotape … Continue reading

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Calendar

In class we have seen a few different films emphasizing the issues of memory and time and Atom Egoyan’s film, Calendar, is no different. In this film, a photographer relives various events and situations through the use of old footage … Continue reading

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