Jim Carrey was so cute, may he rest in peace.
This film captures the essence of what a "snapshot in time" is supposed to be, while falling somewhere in between photography and traditional documentary films. Both an engaging and extremely rewarding experience, the only expectation I had that didn’t betray me was the use of montage.
Just about every technique and editing trick in the book is used to briefly accentuate both the mundane and significant activities of everyday life, without…
There are very few instances in which I would give a rating this high. My justification for this rating is purely reliant on the fact that this film is the most popular and influential of Méliès' work and represents a first big leap for film as a technology and art form. The rough editing, film quality and lack of interplay between the music and film would usually result in a lower rating but, in a historical context, I can only…
Enter illegally-acquired Criterion Collection Blu-ray™ rip of Persona (1966)
Enter darkness and headphones
Enter first montage
ME: Have I been tricked?
Enter masterclass in lighting and framing
ME: Never mind, I haven't been tricked.
Enter second montage
ME: I'm being tricked...
ENTER PIERCING AND CEREBRAL EXPERIENCE
ME: (legally acquires Criterion Collection Blu-ray™ of Persona (1966))