My name is Luis, I'm 16, and I have seen too few movies.
Although based off the 1740 classic by de Villeneuve, Beauty and the Beast from 1946 is the very definition of creative genius, not only in the world of novellas, but for the first time it has been tried on film, it has also served to be ever-so significant in cinematic history. Besides the performances, besides the deliverance of wording by the wonderful cast, and besides its own productive limitations for the time, every aspect of the film, has the most copious amount of magic in each scene there is.
The film, the epic, the great sorrow and hole in hearts. Andrei Rublev is a film of proportions lengthy and vast as the history it represents compressed into the 3 hour time span, creating what is one of the most compelling and rich stories to accompany a film by grace of God/Tarkovsky, but mostly Andrei Tarkovsky. Such a magnificent window to another world, it has its own character that changes its face every other generation, a mosaic of iconography in…
I will see all 7 of the films of my favorite director, Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky again for the week of 24 of August to 31st of August, 2020, as a farewell to Nostalghia and The Sacrifices removal from the Criterion Channel.
Ivan's Childhood, a film of the naïveté of a child as he wishes to partake in the war against the would-be destroyers of his nation, as he traverses bureaucracy and bullets, brutality on a scale of such disgusting magnitude.…