Category Archives: Movies

Majestic Micro Movies: The Film Essays

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Three Movie Posters for “L’avventura”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The French poster utilizes the art from the Italian poster, by the great Carlantonio Longi. This Argentine poster features the same basic design, though it’s been reinterpreted somewhat. The acid-y coloration is typical of Argentine movie … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin': Waking Beauties

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: (Sorry about the wonky aspect ratio.)

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Notes on “John Wick”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As John Wick, the titular assassin of the 2014 action film, Keanu Reeves has a grave physicality. He moves like he has weights in his shoes, and his face, always beautiful, has a hardness, like it’s … Continue reading

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The Camera Loves…

Blowhard, Esq. writes: …Lupe Vélez. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Movie Clip Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Miriam Hopkins and Claudette Colbert sing “Jazz Up Your Lingerie” from Ernst Lubitsch’s THE SMILING LIEUTENANT (1931).

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Movie Clip Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Related BARCELONA is one of my favorite movies from the ’90s. Fabrizio listed his favorite ’90s movies here.

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