Tag Archives: black and white

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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City Lights (1931)

“Tomorrow the birds will sing.” The silent film was on decline in 1931 as studios gave way to the era of talkies. These new movies were far more popular than the silent film because, well, they weren’t silent. However, one … Continue reading

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Within Our Gates (1920)

“Again, I’ve sold my birthright. All for a miserable ‘mess of pottage. Negroes and whites – all are equal. As for me, miserable sinner, Hell is my destiny.” When we talk about important movies, we’re often speaking in terms of … Continue reading

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All About Eve (1950)

“Funny business, a woman’s career – the things you drop on your way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you’ll need them again when you get back to being a woman. That’s one career all females … Continue reading

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Laura (1944)

“Love is eternal. It has been the strongest motivation for human actions throughout history. Love is stronger than life. It reaches beyond the dark shadow of death.” A subject I’ve been meaning to touch on for quite some time is … Continue reading

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Report (1967)

“There’s only one word to describe the picture here, and that’s grief.” One exciting thing about watching all these movies is finding them. I knew there would be a few “white whales” that would constantly evade me in my searches, … Continue reading

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