The 244th Best Director of All-Time: Greta Gerwig


Gerwig. Greta Gerwig is a great comic actress—I often lament actors (especially great ones like her) going behind the camera because they’re usually not great as directors—and because it is a double blow as that

The 244th Best Director of All-Time: Greta Gerwig2020-08-11T13:32:04+00:00

Red Beard – 1965 Kurosawa


The end of an era for Kurosawa- his last film in black and white, his last film (sixteen total I believe) with Mifune, and last film of the 1960’s (it is my understanding there were

Red Beard – 1965 Kurosawa2020-08-07T14:33:15+00:00

White Dog – 1982 Fuller


Not surprising that this wild tale is based on a true story (Fuller’s  modus operandi usually) --- it is violent and charmingly crude Never released in the US in theater – and it does have

White Dog – 1982 Fuller2020-08-06T19:01:42+00:00

Celine and Julie Go Boating – 1974 Rivette


Rivette’s fifth film- a 193 minute comedy shot in a grainy crude 16mm Mixes the comic whimsy of Juliet Berto and Dominique Labourier (they have an undeniable chemistry), mystery and magic, and an airy self-awareness

Celine and Julie Go Boating – 1974 Rivette2020-08-05T10:59:49+00:00
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