Soviet propaganda turns into philosophical meditations by Dovzhenko, thereby planting the seed for the wave of poetic films decades later.
The characters and their views seem like small islands in a sea, hard to be abridged. It is therefore appropriate that the members seldom connect. Dreyer uses several methods to visualize this isolation.
Crowds of people have already gathered. A lot of grey hair, worn out jeans, and stubbly beards: the typical crowd for a rock concert by an established musician. But this is a movie theatre. The ‘concert’ is a screening of One More Time With Feeling, a documentary about the making of Nick Cave’s last album.
From Adorno to Zola, Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things To Come is filled with names and quotes, a frequent trope of French cinema. But what do they really add to the film, and French cinema in general?
The much maligned A View to Kill gains energy from exploring new ways to develop the James Bond formula.