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  • Robinson Girl

    Robinson Girl

    Miroslava Safránková Is incredibly compelling in this Czech coming of age story from 1974. You can’t take your eyes off her and the camera almost never does. She owns this film. I watched a non English subtitled version so cannot comment on the quality of the dialogue but the camera always seemed to be in the right place - great cinematography.  I have not seen any of the directors other works but noticed The Ear is on the Criterion Channel…

  • Paddy

    Paddy

    Always feel bad when there’s no reviews here for a movie. I’ve seen this a couple times. Think it’s only out there on an old VHS now but I do a Trailers From Hell on it if you want to see clips. It was one of my favorite films as a kid but rewatching brought it way down. It’s an Irish coming of age tale of a young lad going to the pub and finding love. It feels like the lead…

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  • I Love My Wife

    I Love My Wife

    Is there any genre that has aged worse than late 60s early 70s studio sex comedies? Caught between old Hollywood and the new freedom they come across like smutty episodes of Love American Style. This is a film that has been on my wish list forever - I worship Gould and love Mel Stuart. Willy Wonka and Wattstax are masterpieces. But this falls flat. What was hip masculinity back in the day now seems piggish... although by the end of…

  • Cancel My Reservation

    Cancel My Reservation

    Who sings the title song and was the music ever released?