Films Watched – November 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from November 2017: Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World (Shirley Clarke, 1963) The Wanderers (Philip Kaufman, 1979) Human Voice (Edoardo Ponti, 2014) The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973) Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, 1969) Out of the Blue (Dennis Hopper, 1980)

Films Watched – October 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from October 2017: No Down Payment (Martin Ritt, 1957) Play for Today – Rainy Day Women (Ben Bolt, 1984) Zig Zag (Richard A. Colla, 1970) You’re a Big Boy Now (Francis Ford Coppola, 1966) The System aka The Girl-Getters (Michael Winner, 1964) Maurice (James Ivory,…

Director Audio Commentaries – September 2017

Here is the list of Director Audio Commentaries that I’ve listen to for – September 2017 Nuts in May – Audio Commentary with director Mike Leigh Minnie and Moskowitz – Audio Commentary with actors Seymour Cassel and Gena Rowlands The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner – Audio Commentary with film historian Robert Murphy, actor…

Films Watched – August 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from August 2017: Yi Yi (Edward Yang, 2000) Tony Takitani (Jun Ichikawa, 2004) The Sacrament (Ti West, 2013) Nói Albinói (Dagur Kári, 2003) Kind Hearts and Coronets (Robert Hamer, 1949) Art School Confidential (Terry Zwigoff, 2006) Straight On till Morning (Peter Collinson, 1972) Our Man…

Films Watched – July 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from July 2017: The World’s Greatest Sinner (Timothy Carey, 1962) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston, 1948) Brute Force (Jules Dassin, 1947) Cold Fever (Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, 1995) Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1935) Charleen (Ross McElwee, 1980) Buffalo ’66 (Vincent Gallo, 1998)…

Films Watched – June 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from June 2017: Streetwise (Martin Bell, 1984) Fast Company (David Cronenberg, 1979) Sweet Sixteen (Ken Loach, 2002) Notfilm (Ross Lipman, 2015) The Godfather (Francis ford Coppola, 1972) Ride in the Whirlwind (Monte Hellman, 1966) Red Desert (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964) Saint Jack (Peter Bogdanovich, 1979) American…

Films Watched – May 2017

Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from May 2017: Viridiana (Luis Buñuel, 1961) Winstanley (Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo, 1975) Prick Up Your Ears (Stephen Frears, 1987) Rumble Fish (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983) Kafka (Steven Soderbergh, 1991) A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang, 1991) Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985) Me and Me…

Films Wanted

I am currently seeking the following films and film commentaries. If you have access to either please contact me. © – denotes audio commentary only The Way We Live Now (Director: Barry Brown, 1970) The Cool World (Director: Shirley Clarke, 1964) ©Raging Bull (Scorsese, 1980) Audio commentary with Martin Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker ©The…

All That Heaven Allows – Escaping the Suburban Nightmare

By the 1950’s, the bourgeois values of the middle class were under threat by both women’s taste of independence during the World War II as well as cold war paranoia about the communist abolition of gender class. American post war melodrama acknowledges that traditional roles, although emotionally unfulfilling, are safe and healthy. In this context,…

Films Watched – March and April 2017

Life is too short to waste on superficial films, so I devote all my time and energy seeking out the best cinema the world has to offer. Here is the current list of movies that I have seen from March and April 2017: The Devils (Ken Russell, 1971) Payday (Daryl Duke, 1972) Comrades (Bill Douglas, 1986) Les…