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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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Film Response #3: Sans Soleil

Chris Marker’s essay film, Sans Soleil (1983) was by far the most frustrating movie I have ever watched in my life.  I tried to understand it, but many times I would lose track of what was going on.  We mentioned … 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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Daisies

Daisies, by Vera Chytilová, was a rather peculiar film. It was one of the films to come out of the Eastern European New Waves. These New Wave films challenged conventional films of the time by pushing the limits on censorship … 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 Exorcist

he Exorcist (1973) directed by William Friedkin, was one of the first horror movies to be considered a blockbuster. Based on the novel by Peter Blatty, the movie follows Regan (Linda Blair) who becomes possessed by a demon. Regan begins showing … Continue reading

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