Archive for the ‘surrealism’ Category

Catherine Deneuve (Séverine Serizy), Michel Piccoli (Henri Husson), Geneviève Page (Madame Anais). Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere and Luis Buñuel. Directed by Luis Buñuel. Rating: 18. Running time: 101 minutes. Belle de Jour the film unfolds like literature. Novels may be more commonly renowned for their cryptic clues lurking between the lines, and the meaning of their metaphors which are easily missed […]


Naomi Watts (Betty), Laura Harring (Rita), Ann Miller (Coco), Justin Theroux (Adam Kesher). Screenplay by David Lynch. Directed by David Lynch. Rating: 15. Running time: 147 minutes. Nobody could ever accuse David Lynch of not being intriguing, but those accustomed with his work will know his adventurous filmmaking always suffered significant flaws up until Mulholland […]


Bill Pullman (Fred Madison), Patricia Arquette (Renee Madison / Alice Wakefield). Screenplay by Barry Gifford and David Lynch. Directed by David Lynch. Rating; 18. Running time: 134 minutes. David Lynch seems to be the kind of guy who would make statements like ‘this table is made of wood, and it is also not made of […]


Kathryn McGuire (The Girl), Joe Keaton (The Girl’s Father), Erwin Connelly (The Hired Man), Buster Keaton (Projectionist). Directed by Buster Keaton. Rating: U. Running time: 45 minutes. Another top, typically hilarious effort from Keaton, and this time I’d go so far as to say that in my eyes at least, it’s even better and more […]