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Film Response #4: Loss and Memory themes in Calendar

In our last class before break, we watched the 1993 film, Calendar, by Canadian photographer Atom Egoyan. I actually liked this film although it was strange how Egoyan had almost after every flashback, a variety of scenes of his dates … Continue reading

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I have no words for Sans Soleil

I honestly couldn’t take this film anymore. Out of all the films that we’ve watched so far, this film has taken the cake/honorary award for most confusing film. I literally could not follow what was going on here with this … Continue reading

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The Red and The White: Film Response #2

The Red and The White is a 1960’s film by Miklos Jancso which depicted the Russian Civil War. The film shows both sides, The Reds being the Bolsheviks, and The Whites being the Czarists, fighting throughout the entire film. As … Continue reading

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The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park is a captivating film about love and drugs and how it can push people to the brink in New York City’s Sherman Square (aka Needle Park). The film centers on the love story of Bobby, … Continue reading

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