Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

When it comes to Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film Persona I have absolutely no idea where to begin, and that’s kind of the beauty of it. For those who have not had the pleasure of sitting down to watch Persona, the film’s story revolves around Elisabeth Vogler an actress who suddenly goes mute. When doctors diagnose … Continue reading Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

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A Film Recommendation From Every Decade: I Bet You’ll Find Something New to Watch

Hello, and welcome to the movies. I like to stay well versed and watch movies good and bad as well as spanning across the entire history of film. Whatever period in film history your film buff repertoire is lacking I got you covered with a recommendation from each decade. I’ve tried to be random, but … Continue reading A Film Recommendation From Every Decade: I Bet You’ll Find Something New to Watch

Indulge in the Cinema Delicacy That is ‘Phantom Thread’ (Review)

An introduction is overrated, let me tell you why I would recommend going to see Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread. The best way to describe where I’m coming from with this film is that it’s less of an affection towards this film but a deep admiration.  I find this film very comparable to Amadeus (Forman, … Continue reading Indulge in the Cinema Delicacy That is ‘Phantom Thread’ (Review)

A Fresh and Enticing War Film. Dunkirk Review

Dunkirk has opened in theaters to both critical (93% on Rotten Tomatoes) and box office (reportedly “The film has now earned $63.8m domestic in five days of release” on Forbes) success. Dunkirk is the recent film written and directed by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Night Trilogy, Memento, Inception) as he attempts to capture the events on and near the … Continue reading A Fresh and Enticing War Film. Dunkirk Review