Archive - 2023/07

"Die Reise nach Lyon", 1981

July 1, 2023, 5:35 a.m. Recommendations

"Die Reise nach Lyon" is a thoughtful exploration of identity and truth, set against the backdrop of a mysterious case. While its slow pace might not suit all.

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The L.A. Rebellion and the Los Angeles School of Black Filmmakers

July 2, 2023, 7:24 a.m. The L.A. Rebellion

Exploring the profound influence of the L.A. Rebellion, a transformative movement in American cinema that challenged mainstream narratives and aesthetics to represent the nuanced realities of black

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"Angel-A" (2005)

July 3, 2023, 5:30 a.m. Recommendations

Luc Besson's "Angel-A" (2005) is an enchanting blend of romance, comedy, and fantasy set against the stunning backdrop of Paris.

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"Bad Girls Go to Hell", 1965

July 3, 2023, 5:38 a.m. Recommendations

"Bad Girls Go to Hell" (1965) is an exploitation film rich in melodrama and moral ambiguity. Despite its controversial themes and depictions, the film offers a raw and bleak portrayal of a woman's

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"Fata Morgana", 1966

July 4, 2023, 5:38 a.m. Recommendations

Werner Herzog's "Fata/Morgana" (1966) is a surreal, experimental film that blends striking visuals of the Sahara Desert with a pseudo-narrative inspired by the Mayan creation myth.

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"Night Moves", 1975

July 5, 2023, 5:44 a.m. Recommendations

"Night Moves" (1975) is a compelling neo-noir film by Arthur Penn, featuring an excellent performance from Gene Hackman. An intricate plot and introspective themes make this film a deep

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"35 rhums", 2008

July 6, 2023, 5:34 a.m. Recommendations

"35 rhums" (2008) is a deeply moving and poetic film from director Claire Denis, exploring family dynamics and life's transitions through an understated narrative and remarkable performances from Alex

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"The April Fools", 1969

July 7, 2023, 5:39 a.m. Recommendations

"The April Fools" (1969) is a charming romantic comedy directed by Stuart Rosenberg, featuring engaging performances by Jack Lemmon and Catherine Deneuve. Despite minor flaws, it delivers a heartwarmi

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"A Bigger Splash", 2015

July 8, 2023, 5:44 a.m. Recommendations

"A Bigger Splash" (2015) is a visually stunning and intense drama-thriller. Luca Guadagnino's film explores complex relationships and desire with stellar performances from a high-profile cast.

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Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?

July 9, 2023, 7:04 a.m. Recommendations

Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?" is a 1969 musical that's as eccentric as its title.

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"Una jena in cassaforte", 1968

July 10, 2023, 5:41 a.m. Recommendations

"Una jena in cassaforte" is a captivating 1968 Italian thriller. With its suspenseful plot, solid performances, and atmospheric score, it's a hidden gem for fans of the genre, despite its minor flaws.

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"La sirène du Mississipi", 1969

July 11, 2023, 5:49 a.m. Recommendations

"La sirène du Mississipi" is a suspenseful romantic drama by François Truffaut, featuring strong performances by Catherine Deneuve and Jean-Paul Belmondo.

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"L'important c'est d'aimer", 1974

July 12, 2023, 5:50 a.m. Recommendations

Andrzej Zulawski's "L'important c'est d'aimer" is a powerful exploration of love and sacrifice, marked by intense performances, particularly from Romy Schneider

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"Personal Shopper", 2016

July 13, 2023, 5:53 a.m. Recommendations

Olivier Assayas's "Personal Shopper" is a psychological thriller that blends high fashion and the supernatural. Kristen Stewart delivers a standout performance as a woman grappling with grief

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The Crush (1993)

July 14, 2023, 6:05 a.m. Recommendations

"The Crush" is a suspenseful psychological thriller about an innocent crush turned deadly obsession. Despite its flaws, the film delivers chilling performances and a plot that keeps audiences

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"Plaisir d'amour", 1991

July 15, 2023, 7:42 a.m. Recommendations

"Plaisir d'amour" is a poignant French romantic drama that explores the complexities of love and passion. With its strong performances, stunning cinematography, and emotionally rich narrative,

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"The Constant Gardener", 2005

July 16, 2023, 7:42 a.m. Recommendations

"The Constant Gardener" is a compelling blend of political intrigue and romantic tragedy. Its critique of global pharmaceutical exploitation is thought-provoking, and its exploration of love.

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"Cosmopolis", 2012

July 17, 2023, 7:33 a.m. Recommendations

"Cosmopolis" is a thought-provoking commentary on modern society, depicting the world of a young billionaire. It's a surreal, dense narrative that paints a haunting portrait of a man

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"Empire Records" (1995)

July 18, 2023, 5:18 a.m. Recommendations

"Empire Records" is a nostalgic trip down 90s memory lane, capturing the spirit of youth, music, and rebellion.

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"The Barefoot Contessa", 1954

July 19, 2023, 5:23 a.m. Recommendations

"The Barefoot Contessa" is a cinematic exploration of fame and the dark side of the film industry. With strong performances, a thoughtful script, and beautiful cinematography.

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"Undine" (2020)

July 20, 2023, 5:29 a.m. Recommendations

"Undine" is a hauntingly beautiful and philosophically rich film that merges myth with reality. With captivating performances and stunning visuals, it's a fascinating exploration of love, identity.

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"Barbie" (2023)

July 20, 2023, 2:54 p.m. Recommendations

Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" is a delightful film that reinvents the iconic universe, exploring themes of identity and societal norms. With vibrant set designs, profound insights

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"Sweet Charity" (1969)

July 23, 2023, 8:12 a.m. Recommendations

Bob Fosse's "Sweet Charity" is a vibrant musical filled with dazzling choreography, memorable performances, and a touching story.

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"Smooth Talk", 1985

July 24, 2023, 5:08 a.m. Recommendations

"Smooth Talk" (1985) is a chilling coming-of-age film that explores the dangers lurking at the crossroads of adolescence and adulthood. With compelling performances and a haunting narrative

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"Stavisky...", 1974

July 25, 2023, 5:16 a.m. Recommendations

"Stavisky..." (1974) is a fascinating biographical drama portraying the life of infamous financier Alexandre Stavisky. The film is a mesmerizing mix of charismatic performances, lush visuals

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"After Hours", 1985

July 26, 2023, 7:48 a.m. Recommendations

Martin Scorsese's "After Hours" (1985) is a dark comedy-thriller that delves into one man's surreal nocturnal odyssey in New York City, blending suspense, humor.

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"Le diable probablement", 1977

July 27, 2023, 8:14 a.m. Recommendations

Robert Bresson's "Le diable probablement" (1977) is a bleak, minimalist exploration of disillusionment and existential despair, presenting a stark commentary on societal and environmental decay.

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"Il miele del diavolo", 1986

July 28, 2023, 8:19 a.m. Recommendations

Lucio Fulci's "Il miele del diavolo" (1986) is a bold erotic-thriller that explores themes of obsession, power dynamics, and desire. With provocative themes and imagery, compelling performances.

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«The Swinger», 1966

July 29, 2023, 9:30 a.m. Recommendations

George Sidney's "The Swinger" (1966) is a lively sex comedy that encapsulates the swinging sixties' spirit. Featuring a vibrant performance from Ann-Margret.

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"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore", 1974

July 30, 2023, 10 a.m. Recommendations

Martin Scorsese's "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974) is a compelling drama that explores a woman's quest for independence. Led by Ellen Burstyn's Oscar-winning performance

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"Le dolci signore" (1967)

July 31, 2023, 6:56 a.m. Recommendations

Luigi Zampa's "Le dolci signore" (1967) is a charming Italian comedy that explores the romantic escapades of four married women seeking liberation.

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