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Entries from July 2010

He Adored New York City

July 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Drunk scene · Famous line · Midlife crisis · Museums and galleries · Music · No opening credits · Psychoanalysis · Unconventional romance

Only Swords Can Settle Things Now

July 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Black comedy · Crooked officer · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Prostitute · Small town · Sword fight

Either It’s Raining, Or I’m Dreaming

July 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Femme fatale · Military · Museums and galleries · Road trip · Train · Unconventional romance