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Calendar (1993)

Calendar (Egoyan, 1993) was a film about “love” memory.  Meaning that the events that are being recalled have to deal with a past/present love.  In this movie, it seems like the photographer is recalling memories of his estranged wife while … Continue reading

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

Sans Soleil (1983)

What I noticed in this film is that it keeps comparing Guinea-Bissau to Japan.  Times where this is definitely showed are during the long takes of each country’s festival.  I thought about how at first thought these countries are so … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 04/04 | Comments Off on Sans Soleil (1983)

The Red and the White (1967)

The Red and the White (Jancso, 1967) is a film about many things.  Bravery, hate, love, pride, and freedom seems to be a common theme.  But it is how these themes are shown that caught my attention. First, there are … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 03/07 | Comments Off on The Red and the White (1967)

Chinatown (1974)

After immediately watching Chinatown (Polanski, 1974),  I was wondering how was this film considered “New Hollywood” because it did not seem that way to me.  It looked like a normal studio noir.  But after comparing the characteristics of “American New … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 02/23, Spring 2011 | 3 Comments