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Entries from July 2010

The More Fences There Are, The More You Hate ‘Em

July 19th, 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: Based on novel · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Interrogation · Man vs. machine · Small town · Train · Western

Time With One Cold-Blooded Bastard

July 16th, 2010 · 6 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: Based on novel · Coming of age · Drunk scene · Famous line · Grandfather/grandson relationship · Master and pupil · Shot In Texas · Small town · Western

Behaving Very Unlike Herself

July 13th, 2010 · No 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: Based on book · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Femme fatale · Midlife crisis · Psychoanalysis