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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Judge Priest”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Love that old Fox logo.

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Listing Movies: ’90s Faves

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As regular readers probably know, every now and then I like to put on my Movie Geek hat and make a semi-inane list of movies. I’m not sure why I do this. Perhaps it’s because I like to … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “B. Monkey”

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis”

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Bridging Distances

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A filmmaker like Lubitsch makes you feel privileged for taking part in his naughtiness — like you’re in on the joke. But the naughtiness in this clip, from Renoir’s “French Cancan,” is of a different sort. Renoir … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Il Grido”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: French poster for Antonioni’s “Il Grido.” Design by Boris Grinsson, one of the major French poster designers of the period. Related More on Grinsson.

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Couldn’t Do It Today

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Les Cousins”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Italian poster for this staple of the French New Wave. Featuring art by the mysterious Donelli, whose splashy watercolor style graced a few New Wave posters, including a couple for Godard’s “My Life to Live.” Godard … Continue reading

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“Privilege” and “Lonely Boy”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I spent some time with the DVD of Peter Watkins’ 1967 “Privilege” the other day. Confession: I didn’t get much out of the movie, which features Watkins’ usual combo of showy modernist stratagems and semi-hysterical point-making. I found … Continue reading

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Père Jules and Juliette

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “L’atalante,” a young girl from the French provinces, named Juliette, marries a barge operator. His occupation seems a promise of escape, and she dreams of traveling the world with him. But marriage isn’t all it’s … Continue reading

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