Monthly Archives: January 2018

Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri (McDonagh, 2017)

Lots of SPOILERS Below. I feel like an early thought in Martin McDonagh’s process for Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri was something like, “how do I believably redeem a horribly despicable character, without having him entirely change his ways?” For … Continue reading

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La Boutique (Berlanga, 1967)

I think I’ll watch a bunch of Luis García Berlanga films this year given how great The Executioner was. La Boutique is his follow-up. It’s entertaining, has some similarities to The Executioner (the wry look at relationships and the passage of time), and, … Continue reading

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Intimate Lighting (Passer, 1965)

The only Ivan Passer film I’ve seen other than Intimate Lighting is Cutter’s Way, a fantastic movie with two unexpected leads, that makes the 1980s feel fresh. Passer only made one feature in the Czech Republic. I haven’t read much on him, … Continue reading

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