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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

Posted in Film Response 05/02 | Comments Off on Calendar (1993)

Sunless/ Sans Soleil

Documentary? Unlike anything I’ve ever seen, I sat through this notary documentary film by Chris Marker in confusion and intrigue. I understand why this falls into the “Essay Film” category. I found myself delving into the letters the narrator was … Continue reading

Posted in Assignment, Film Response, Film Response 04/04 | Comments Off on Sunless/ Sans Soleil

The Red and The White (1968)

This 1968 politically film depicts the Russian (U.S.S.R) Civil War of 1919 between the Soviets (the Reds) and the Hungarians (the Whites).  Directed by Hungarian filmmaker, Miklós Jancsó, this film’s purpose was not that of narration and character identification but … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 03/07, Spring 2011 | Comments Off on The Red and The White (1968)

Chinatown (1974)

Chinatown is a neo-noir film, meaning its a modern genre of the classic film noirs. It was made in the midst of what is referred to as the American New Wave (New Hollywood). This period began in the mid to … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 02/23, Spring 2011, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chinatown (1974)