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Is Paris Burning? (Clément, 1966)

I’ve been meaning to watch this René Clément epic for some time. That’s certainly what it is. The saga of the Nazis defeat and departure from Paris – which I saw most recently in Volker Schlondorff’s Diplomacy – is here given the … Continue reading

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Psycho (Hitchcock, 1960) and The Secret of the Grain (Kechiche, 2007)

I rewatched Psycho last night.  It might be my favorite Hitchcock – up there with Notorious and Vertigo for me.  I like Psycho for some classic Hitchcock reasons, but also because he’s got a few moments in here that seem a bit anomalous for … Continue reading

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Phaedra (Dassin, 1962)

This is the third Jules Dassin film I’ve written about on this blog, and why not?  The man’s filmography is impeccable and varied.  Everyone knows (or should know) Rififi (1955), but that film overshadows a career spanning four decades and … Continue reading

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