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Who’s the Driver? Who’s the Mechanic? A Post About Auteurs.

The auteur theory goes like this: a movie is a director’s vision, it reflects her vision, her personal taste, and she is the “author” of the film (auteur is French for “author”.) Despite the fact that a motion picture is … Continue reading

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Impossibly Cool

Once upon a time, film critics ruled the cinematic universe. In the late 60s and early 70s, luminaries such as Pauline Kael and Andrew Sarris could write long and lengthy pieces, praising or damning movies, wrecking careers or hauling some … Continue reading

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