Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (Albert Lewin, 1947)

Albert Lewin’s reputation, such as it is, rests on merely six films, and the last two of these, Saadia (1953) and The Living Idol (1957) are works of crackpot exotica with few defenders. That leaves four – The Moon and … Continue reading

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Beginnings

While I get started, this from Gravity’s Rainbow – – – – The screen is a dim page spread before us, white and silent. The film has broken, or a projector bulb has burned out. It was difficult even for … Continue reading

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