Monthly Archives: November 2012
Seeing this adjacent in a program with The Wonder Ring is instructive: many (but not all) of the pans in that 1955 film cover an urban space, the pans brought about by the train on which the filmmaker is riding. … Continue reading
“The threat seems to come not so much from the unseen enemy as from the landscape itself, made mystically hostile to human occupation; it picks up the psychological tensions of the men on patrol [...] and returns them as landslides, … Continue reading
I don’t know if Hawks wrote this line, but I like it. A Girl in Every Port is the earliest Hawks film I’ve yet seen – I’m trying to track down the others, but they’re not readily available given my current … Continue reading
If you are able to watch Region 2 DVDs, consider picking up the excellent Eureka/Masters of Cinema disc. If not, the full movie is available on YouTube. The later streams at 360p – a considerable step down from the DVD, … Continue reading
Hulu Plus subscribers can watch it here.
The other day I took a look at an obscure work by a director who is, in my tenacious opinion, one of the greatest artists in all the cinema: Jerry Lewis. Those of you who don’t know me and/or have … Continue reading
Hi, person who is reading this. Yesterday I threw together a post of new additions to Netflix Instant (courtesy this guy’s invaluable resource, which has handily defeated Instant Watcher, not to mention the site itself, as my go-to resource for what … Continue reading
Here are some recent additions to Netflix Instant that you should put in your queue. As usual, I haven’t checked print quality on the catalog titles. Buyer beware, etc.