Posts Tagged ‘world war 2’

Adolf Hitler, Josef Goebbels, Martin Bormann, Walter Buch. Directed by Leni Riefenstahl. Rating: E. Running time: 114 minutes. This is fascinating. It’s also absolutely petrifying beyond words, but it is, first and foremost, just fascinating. How on earth did it happen? How can one man indoctrinate a nation so deeply that he goes from being […]

When Michael Berg, a shy, reserved adolescent, comes down with fever and must stop in the rain on his way home to vomit on the pavement, a woman walks by and comforts him and ensures he is okay. After three months in bed recovering, Michael returns to where he had met her to deliver flowers […]

Auteur theory states that directors, as the creative forces behind all films and the ultimate controllers of the photography, music, acting, editing, scenery and everything else, should be classed as artists in the same way Dylan, Dostoevsky and Da Vinci are. If there is ever a director with a style so distinctive, so original and […]