Why I Love… #137: L’Avventura

Year: 1960 Director: Michelangelo Antonioni Stars: Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Gabriele Ferzetti The first and possibly most notorious of Michelangelo Antonioni's landmark four-film cycle with Monica Vitti, L'Avventura (The Adventure) might just be the most radical movie of the 1960s. This considering stiff competition from the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Andy Warhol and many besides. The film … Continue reading Why I Love… #137: L’Avventura

Review: Wildlife

Director: Paul Dano Stars: Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Jake Gyllenhaal In the third act of Paul Dano's exceptional directorial debut Wildlife, the headlights of the Brinson family car illuminate a worn down fascia of an old building. It looks as though it might've once said 'Davidson' on it. Perhaps Harley? Clarity is gone. Lost in the … Continue reading Review: Wildlife

Why I Love… #80: Les Yeux Sans Visage (Eyes Without A Face)

Year: 1960 Director: Georges Franju Stars: Pierre Brasseur (Docteur Génessier), Alida Valli (Louise), Edith Scob (Christiane Génessier), Juliette Mayniel (Edna Gruber) Genre: Horror / Mystery Known in English-speaking circles as Eyes Without A Face, Georges Franju's second feature film Les Yeux Sans Visage is, for me, one of the greatest horror films of them all, and one of … Continue reading Why I Love… #80: Les Yeux Sans Visage (Eyes Without A Face)