Category Archives: Film Response 05/02

Calendar: Depressing Distance Markers

Time really freaks me out. I can’t even begin to comprehend it, yet it governs almost every (if not every) aspect of my life as a human being participating daily in civilization. Obviously, as this is late, I’m horrible at … Continue reading

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Response to Calandar

The last movie that was screened in class was Calendar by Atom Egoyan.  This film is about a photographer and his wife that travel to Armenia to take pictures of landmarks to be used in a calendar. While the two … Continue reading

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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

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Calendar

Simliar to Sans Soleil, the concept of memories seems to come up when talking about Calendar.  While not nearly as frustrating or confusing as that film, Calendar is neverthless an ambiguous and somewhat hard to follow movie.  It is a … Continue reading

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Egoyan’s Calendar

In Atom Egoyan’s 1993 film Calendar, we see this photographer who keeps having reoccurring memories of a trip to Armenia with his wife. We find out through these memories and clues in the present that their marriage had failed and … Continue reading

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Calendar film response

Despite the ambuigity of the film throughout the film. it portrays itself to the audience in a particular form returning to its central idea. Its format and camera style illustrates a certain style. The camera being seen in third person … Continue reading

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The Calendar

The Calendar by Atom Egoyan is a very interesting film. It is not filmed consecutively like most films but rather in jumbled segments and flashbacks. The movie takes place in Canada in 1993 but the majority of the film consists … Continue reading

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The Memories of a Lost Love

The Calendar is a film about a photographer that goes on a trip with his wife to Armenia to discuss with a tour guider about the specific churches in this country. During these recordings of the churches begin discussed we … Continue reading

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Calendar

In Calendar, directed by Atom Egoyan we see the photographer reliving several moments of his life, through different devices, such as the calendar, videotape, photographs and dates. The story is told from only three locations: In Armenia, in the photographer’s … Continue reading

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Film Response 5/2

I think that the photographer is attempting to analyze his actions as well as the actions of others. Also, in my opinion he is holding on to his past or what pieces of it he still can without trying to … Continue reading

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Film Response #4: Calendar

This movie deals with loss and memory. Since the photographer has lost his wife all he has left are his memories of her. It starts off with him and his wife taking to  a trip Armenia to gather pictures for … Continue reading

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4th response

In regards to the argument that the film Calender uses “memory” as a thematic and cinematic tool,  I will point out a few of these devices in the following response. Throughout the film, the protagonist is fumbling through different memories having … Continue reading

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Calendar

The film Calendar was a very interesting film.  The whole film is shot in about 3 areas:  the outdoors with old churches, the date scenes, and the answering machine.  In the film, the main character is a photographer whose wife … Continue reading

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Calendar

In class we have seen a few different films emphasizing the issues of memory and time and Atom Egoyan’s film, Calendar, is no different. In this film, a photographer relives various events and situations through the use of old footage … Continue reading

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Calendar

Calendar is 1993 film by Atom Egoyan and the last screening in class. Like most of the recent films that we have been watching, the theme has to do with time and memory.A photographer is sent to Armenia to take pictures … Continue reading

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Calendar

In Aton Egoyan’s film Calendar, the main character, a photographer, deals with memory and time. He was sent to Armenia to take pictures of churches for a calendar. He slowly loses his wife to the taxi driver over this trip. … Continue reading

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CALENDAR

Atom Egoyan’s film, Calendar, is uniquely shaped around the topic of memory in comparison to other films regarding the same subject that we have viewed in class. The film involves a photographer taking place in the present staging a failed … Continue reading

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Film Response 4: Calendar

The film Calendar is interesting and in a way organized in how we get all these different scenes yet we are able to follow through what the problem/ story behind these scenes is. Atom Egoyan directs and stars in this film … Continue reading

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Calender

Memories address the concept of time and space. The Mirror and Sans Soleil all use film form to produce essays on the intersection of time and space and how the cinema’s plasticity can be used to remember, forget, and even … Continue reading

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Calendar-Week 4

Calendar (1993)-Atom Egoyan             The recent movie watched in class before the break, was Atom Egoyan’s 1993 film, Calendar. This movie fits in well with all the other movies that we have been watching throughout the semester, all seeming … Continue reading

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Calendar as Diary

Moments of the Present Drenched in the Past The 1993 film, Calendar, written and directed by Atom Egoyan, explores the present-day events of an odd-ball photographer intermingled with past events leading up to his present state of bachelor-dom. The film … Continue reading

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Calender

In this movie, the main character, the photographer is analyzing his past relationship with his ex-wife by reviewing video recordings he’s made on a trip with her through Armenia to take pictures of churches for a calender. He appears to … Continue reading

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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

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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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Calendar (1993)

Calendar (1993), a film by Atom Egoyan, is centered around several intricate themes. One of which is the ever intangible notion of memory and temporal space. The film’s unconventional approach of developing the main character, the photographer, through means of … Continue reading

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