Suspiria (1977)

It’s nearly Halloween so I thought I’d take a mind trip through some classic 70s Italian Horror.  I’ve seen another Dario Argento film, Profondo Rosso/Deep Red, which had David Hemmings (Barbarella, Blow Up) in it. Suspiria came highly recommended.  A friend from grad school recommended it to me a few years ago and I have just now gotten around to watching it.  What can I … Continue reading Suspiria (1977)

Back Log

Some other films I’ve watched recently (and enjoyed) that I will probably never write about are: Kurt Cobain: About a Son (2006, different, but very powerful) Pete’s Dragon (1977, Disney, a classic from my childhood) Sweeney Todd (2007) Northern Exposure (1991+, TV series) Dexter (2006+) Slings and Arrows (2003+, Canadian TV series about a Shakespeare Festival, fun) The Seventh Seal (1957) Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982) … Continue reading Back Log

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

I’ve said before on this blog that I like Westerns.  I mostly like Spaghetti Westerns, but the occasional American Western will do. This film presented an interesting concept:  outlaws mixing with regular guys mixing with railroad and law men.  Ultimately, what stands out for me are the interactions between Wade (Crowe) and Evans (Bale).  What was striking in this film was the depiction of Wade … Continue reading 3:10 to Yuma (2007)