Archive for November, 2012

North by Northwest

Does anyone need an excuse like an anniversary to sit down and watch North by Northwest? Not only is it one of Hitchcock’s best, it was also his ode to himself.

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso tells the unique romance of a movie director remembering the time when, as a young boy when he fell in love with cinema.

The Last of the Mohicans

James Fenimore Cooper’s novel has been adapted to the cinema screen nine times. How does Michael Mann’s version fare?

Blade Runner

This video-essay on Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner examines the unique ways in which the film visualizes its numerous and seemingly disparate themes of urbanity, ecology, identity and mortality.


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