Festival de Cannes 70: Polisse, 2011

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Polisse starts as it means to go on, an unflinching depiction of a police department’s handling of their child protection duties. A touchy subject at the best of […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Kirsten Dunst, 2011

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Lars von Trier has never quite sat right with me, I can see his excellence when it comes to filmmaking, he makes quite the impact, but his films […]

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20 Imperially Quiet Star Wars Moments

So it is that time of year again, the clever play on words against today’s date. I, for one, need little reason to honor the great Star Wars phenomenon, so today I have chosen to pick 20 of the more quieter moments (I know, only 20?) from the A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, […]

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Film Honors: 1981

My own personal choices for the year. They reflect not just necessarily what I think is the best or essential cinema, but perhaps resonate with me or inspire, both at the time, and still today. Subject to alter choices if new viewings are worthy enough. Other published Film Honors posts can be found at the […]

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