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Movie Poster Du Jour: “La Chinoise”

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“Saving Mr. Banks”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As P.L. Travers, the author of the Mary Poppins books, Emma Thompson projects a grave sort of loneliness. Nested confidently into middle age, yet still grappling with the issues of her childhood, the Travers of “Saving Mr. Banks” … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Judge Priest”

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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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