Tag Archives: Faye Dunaway

The Arrangement (Kazan, 1969)

The Arrangement was such a surprise. Elia Kazan’s second-to-last film, it feels so much more progressive and together than The Visitors. It sort of reminded me of Frank Perry’s The Swimmer from the year before – classic Hollywood actor faces mid-life crisis … Continue reading

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1-2 Sentences on a Lot of Films

Way behind on posts. I’ve got a recap of the Brooklyn Film Festival upcoming. In the meantime, here’s a lot of stuff I’ve seen recently, with one quick thought on each. Mississippi Grind (Boden, Fleck, 2015) The closest I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Puzzle of a Downfall Child (Schatzberg, 1970)

Jerry Schatzberg began his run of great 1970s films with his debut Puzzle of a Downfall Child.  Not quite at the level of his masterpiece Scarecrow (1973), Puzzle is still a really intriguing look at depression and features great performances from Faye Dunaway … Continue reading

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