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L-O-V-E vs. H-A-T-E

June 5th, 2016 · No Comments

Much has been made of Laughton’s decision to shoot the film in black and white; Couchman writes persuasively about Laughton’s debt to early silent film and to the films of the German Expressionists. In any case, having seen the film, we are utterly unable to imagine it in color. This is partly because the clear […]

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Screenings: The Hateful Eight (2015)

January 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Leaving The Hateful Eight tonight, a woman who had also stayed through the closing credits says to me, “And they say that was about the futility of war.” Where did she get that? my lazy brain thinks, refusing to make any grand interpretation of a film with exploding heads, a toothless bloody-faced female lead and […]

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les Misérables (title card – 1934)

August 21st, 2015 · No Comments

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January 24th, 2015 · No Comments

“Foxcatcher” at The Edge 12, 24 January 2015

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January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

“The Theory of Everything” at the Trussville Regal, 23 January 2015

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January 18th, 2015 · No Comments

“Whiplash” at The Edge 12, 18 January 2015

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January 18th, 2015 · No Comments

“Wild” on 18 January 2015

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December 30th, 2014 · No Comments

“The Interview” at The Edge 12, 30 December 2014

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December 29th, 2014 · No Comments

“Interstellar” on 29 December 2014

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December 21st, 2014 · No Comments

“The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies” on 21 December 2014

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