Author Archives: James Shapiro

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Film Response #4: The Calendar

Atom Egoyan’s film, Calendar (1993) makes fun of the documentary film genre and is filled with calendar films dates, videotapes and photographs. During the movie, atom (who cast himself as the main role) revisits memories he has of himself with … Continue reading

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Blog Response #3: Sans Soleil

Sans Soleil (1983) is one heck of a weird film in general. The audience, who is being informed by a Japanese mode of articulation-Utanikki-the Japanese diary form (Casebier), can’t at any point distinguish whether they are watching something fictional or a documentary. One … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 04/04 | Comments Off on Blog Response #3: Sans Soleil

The Red and The White Film Response

The Red and The White (1967), directed by Miklós Jancsó, is a real depiction of the tough settings that Hungarians endured during the period where Hungarian communists (the red) fought against the Russian Tsar’s army (the white). Even though the time … Continue reading

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All the President’s Men – New Hollywood’s View of Watergate

   Alan J. Pakula gives a talky, political presentation in the Academy Award winning film All the President’s Men (1976). Based off the book (same name), about the story of Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward’s (played by Robert Redford) and later assigned … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 02/23, Spring 2011 | 2 Comments