Festival de Cannes 70: L’Eclisse, 1962

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. Written and directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, L’Eclisse continued to stamp the Italian’s talented mark on the evolving world of cinema he was instrumental in. Following on from L’Avventura (1960) […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Cristian Mungiu, 2012

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. Strolling backwards in time, you would not be forgiven for not seeking out some of the finest works in European cinema of the last 10 years – and […]

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Listmania: Al’s Top 5 Samuel L. Jackson Characters

Samuel L. Jackson is arguably the most badass character actor of all-time, and so many of his characters have been memed and parodied out of respect. He’s a Legend of Hollywood now, and is the highest grossing actor to ever grace the silver screen. He’s also become one of my favorite actors, and I still […]

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Film Honors: 1982

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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