Claude Chabrol’s forth feature film The Good Time Girls, was released in 1960, the same year as Godard’s landmark film Breathless, and, just one year after Truffaut’s career-launching The 400 … Continue reading The Good Time Girls (1960) Claude Chabrol (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Now and then, we all need an inspirational reminder of how wonderful cinema can be at its very best. With his 2011, 15-hour essay film The Story of Film, Mark … Continue reading A Story of Children and Film (2013) – Mark Cousins (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Originally Posted at betweenframes.net. Come check out other reviews written by Mikhail Karadimov. Trained in our scopes—beaded down on the bull’s-eye of our aim—are other people. Our judgments click and … Continue reading The Hunt (2012) – Thomas Vinterberg (Mikhail Karadimov)
Please take a look at my new DVD review of The Truth About Emanuel for Battleship Pretension Thank you
As with all art forms, the cinema offers a wide and far-reaching platform of expression, one that may be used to provoke many contrasting ideas and opinions. The moving image … Continue reading Representations of Revolutionary Struggle
A youth randomly, and brutally, murders a taxi-driver. Piotr has just passed his law exams and been admitted to the bar. He is to defend Jacek, the young murderer. There … Continue reading A Short Film About Killing (1988) – Krzysztof Kieslowski (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story … Continue reading Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) – Jim Jarmusch (Claire Sharp)
Synopsis: Allan Gray arrives at an inn to sleep only to be aroused by mysterious happenings at the inn that leads him to an eventful stay. Carl Theodor Dryer was … Continue reading Vampyr (1932) – Carl Theodor Dryer (Mardaweh Tompo)
Two young girls, Satsuki and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover … Continue reading My Neighbour Totoro (1988) Hayao Miyazaki (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Short Plot Summary: A documentary about fraud and fakery. F for Fake is the last major film completed by Orson Welles, who directed, co-wrote, and starred in the film.
Synopsis: A Hamburg art restorer is drawn into the world of art forgery, and – convinced he is dying of a rare blood disease – is used by several crooks … Continue reading Der Amerikanische Freund (1977) – Wim Wenders (Niall McArdle)
Through a fluttering curtained window into the cinematically exquisite trampled fairy tale of a fleeing Nazi family, teenage Lore, the main protagonist in ‘Lore’, 2012.