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Save the date: Atom Egoyan’s ‘Calendar’

Atom Egoyan’s calendar is a very interesting movie in how it treats the subject of memory. In comparison to ‘Sans Soleil’, ‘Calendar’ follows an infinitely more rigid structure than the aforementioned. Although the character’s faux-dates going back and forth between … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 05/02 | Comments Off on Save the date: Atom Egoyan’s ‘Calendar’

De memoirs: Sans Soleil

Our memories are in fact the key to time travel. They link the past to present throught the minds of the people who remember them. How exactly are memories crystallized. The closest and fullest way they are brought into fruition … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 04/04, Uncategorized | Comments Off on De memoirs: Sans Soleil

The Red and the White: The power and the powerless

Miklos Jancso’s “The Red and the White” is a celebrated piece of Eastern European cinema. For people living in the U.S.S.R. at the time, it must have made quite an impression as it offers an alternative to what the communist … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 03/07, Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Red and the White: The power and the powerless

“Five Easy Pieces” Film Response

Timothy Garcia                                                                                                        02/20/11 Prof. Monroy                                                                                                       MEDST 146                                              Film Response 1: Five Easy Pieces             “Five Easy Pieces” is a New-Hollywood film directed by Bob Rafelson and  starring Jack Nicholson. For many years, Hollywood attempted to distract American … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 02/23 | 1 Comment