Tag Archives: Carl Dreyer

Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Carl Dreyer’s DAY OF WRATH (1943). The Criterion version is currently streaming on Hulu+. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Passion of Joan of Arc”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This poster for Dreyer’s “Joan” must be one of the earliest products of Boris Konstantinovitch Bilinsky’s cinema advertising company, Alboris, founded just a few months prior to the film’s Parisian opening in October 1928. A Russian expat … Continue reading

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“Zero Dark Thirty”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Effective enough espionage procedural in the vein of Paul Greengrass’s United 93, to which it makes an appropriate bookend. It’s a grunt’s-eye view shot in the hyper-edited, faux-documentary style that continues to pass for “realism.” Dektoring is now twenty years … Continue reading

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