Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our Hospitality (1923)

“It would be the death of anyone to go outside tonight.” Something I find beautiful about film is that once you become aware of works from throughout film history, you start to distinguish artistry and innovation from more uninspired works, regardless … Continue reading

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High School (1968)

“This school is miserable. It’s cloistered, secluded -it’s completely sheltered from everything that’s going on in the world, and I think it’s wrong. It has to be changed.” I was fortunate enough to attend a progressive, high-performing high school with … Continue reading

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Under the Skin (2013)

“I just… wanted to get away from it all. Yeah? Why here? Because it’s… It’s nowhere.” I was fortunate enough to see Under the Skin as part of a film class screening. This is certainly the type of film that begs to … Continue reading

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Pretty Woman (1990)

“People put you down enough, you start to believe it.” As an update, the 2016 version of the 1001 List has finally hit the presses. A few of my existing reviews have been made obsolete in light of some newer additions, … Continue reading

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

“Liberty’s too precious a thing to be buried in books… Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say: I’m free to think and to speak.” I’ve always been fascinated with how … Continue reading

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