Lost in the Movies (formerly The Dancing Image): #WatchlistScreenCaps, 4/2 - 4/20

Sunday, April 21, 2013

#WatchlistScreenCaps, 4/2 - 4/20


Here are the last ten films I watched, with a screen-captured image and quick sentence on the subject. Follow this feature on Twitter here, read about the kickoff here, and view the previous #WatchlistScreenCaps roundup here. Links below are to my review of the film in question.

 Pyaasa (1957), dir. Guru Dutt
viewed April 2, 2013
"Still powerful, entertaining & resonant half a world away and half a century later"

Mahanagar (1963), dir. Satyajit Ray
viewed April 8, 2013
"Birth of a Saleswoman"

 The Talk of the Town (1942), dir. George Stevens
viewed April 9, 2013
"The letter of the law vs. the spirit of practical justice"

 The Man Who Planted Trees (1987), dir. Frédéric Back
viewed April 14, 2013
"I feel as if I've suddenly awakened from a beautiful dream..."

 The Discipline of DE (1982), dir. Gus Van Sant
viewed April 15, 2013
"Van Sant & Burroughs don't cry over spilt milk."

 The Haircut (1982), dir. Tamar Simon Hoffs
viewed April 15, 2013
"The longest 15-minute haircut in history"

 New England Time Capsule (1987), dir. unknown
viewed April 15, 2013
"Love that dirty water"

 A Decade Under the Influence (2003), dir. Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese
viewed April 17, 2013
"New Hollywood nostalgia, too sprawling at times but with some interesting tangents"

 Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), dir. Guru Dutt
viewed April 18, 2013
"The director takes a magisterial view of the world he commands, until he falls from his perch"

 Brideshead Revisited (1981), dir. Charles Sturridge, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
finished April 20, 2013
"Dulce domum, nevermore, nevermore..."

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