I prefer 20th Century film.
This may be the one I find most lighthearted.
One hopes in his dotage Hitchcock was mercifully weakened, less erotically obsessive, or at least less capable of dominating everyone involved. This image of old man Alfred results in my experience with the work being less haunted by the psychological weight of his well documented grievous faults. Unlike with Vertigo, Psycho, Birds or Rear Window I don't sense I'm witnessing a project helmed by an active sadistic abuser who hounded his…
In 1980 Jean-Luc Godard appeared on the Dick Cavett Show.
Dick: Why can't Americans make better movies as you see it?
Jean-Luc: Well, they can, they can, but don't, probably don't want.
Jean-Luc: I don't know they must... maybe they feel too comfortable at home. And to create you have to go out of your home, and to come back maybe, but you have to go out once or another. I mean and probably they don't want. Most…
Seeing Tom Cruise run away from guys with guns or towards a beautiful woman in danger is one of the supreme pleasures in action cinema history.
I prefer this series by far to the Bond pictures. The women are more alluring because they're typically tougher, have interesting backstories, and are all capable of fighting or clever cat and mouse games.
A few sweet romantic moments ("This is my first time in Venice") here between some of the best set pieces…
Gotta say, I'm digging what Malick has done with this so far