Cinephilia & Beyond https://cinephiliabeyond.org Fri, 02 Apr 2021 22:59:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6.2 Universal Soldier? The Emersonian Combat Experience of Terrence Malick’s ‘The Thin Red Line’ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-thin-red-line/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-thin-red-line/#respond Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:41:53 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=45027 Cinematographer: John Toll. Production stills by Merie Weismiller Wallace © Fox 2000 Pictures   By...

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‘The Life and Times of Don Luis Buñuel’: The Perfect Window into the Mind of a Groundbreaking Artist https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-life-and-times-of-don-luis-bunuel-the-perfect-window-into-the-mind-of-a-groundbreaking-artist/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-life-and-times-of-don-luis-bunuel-the-perfect-window-into-the-mind-of-a-groundbreaking-artist/#respond Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:25:45 +0000 http://www.cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=21519   By Sven Mikulec Luis Buñuel was born exactly 121 years ago today. A prolific...

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How Robert Altman’s Anti-Western Classic ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ Aged Like Fine Wine https://cinephiliabeyond.org/mccabe-mrs-miller/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/mccabe-mrs-miller/#comments Sat, 20 Feb 2021 10:16:41 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39576   By Koraljka Suton The legendary director Robert Altman was given an Academy Honorary Award in...

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‘The Seventh Seal’: An Enthralling Philosophical Work of Art Made By One of the Truly Greatest https://cinephiliabeyond.org/seventh-seal-enthralling-philosophical-work-art-made-one-truly-greatest/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/seventh-seal-enthralling-philosophical-work-art-made-one-truly-greatest/#respond Mon, 15 Feb 2021 22:49:34 +0000 http://www.cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=23824   By Sven Mikulec Ingmar Bergman decided to make something completely different upon witnessing the...

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Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’: The Unrelenting Male Gaze that Blurs the Lines Between Possession and Obsession https://cinephiliabeyond.org/vertigo/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/vertigo/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2021 20:36:58 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39930   By Koraljka Suton It is no secret that the late Alfred Hitchcock was—and still...

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‘The Verdict’: Sidney Lumet and David Mamet’s Masterpiece as a Blend of a Courtroom Drama and a Personal Redemption Story https://cinephiliabeyond.org/verdict-sidney-lumet-david-mamets-masterpiece-blend-courtroom-drama-personal-redemption-story/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/verdict-sidney-lumet-david-mamets-masterpiece-blend-courtroom-drama-personal-redemption-story/#respond Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:34:43 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=29391   By Sven Mikulec Frank Galvin is an empty, whisky-drenched shell of a man. Once...

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‘Point Blank’: John Boorman’s Amalgamation of American, British and French Filmmaking Styles https://cinephiliabeyond.org/point-blank/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/point-blank/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2021 23:07:56 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39857 Point Blank poster art by Tony Stella https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Koraljka Suton British filmmaker John...

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‘Big John’: A 75-Minute Precious Exploration of John Carpenter’s Life, Work and Ways https://cinephiliabeyond.org/big-john-75-minute-precious-exploration-john-carpenters-life-work-ways/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/big-john-75-minute-precious-exploration-john-carpenters-life-work-ways/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2021 23:00:46 +0000 http://www.cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=24431   By Sven Mikulec “In France, I’m an auteur; in Germany, a filmmaker; in Britain,...

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How ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ Became Sergio Leone’s Butchered Swan Song https://cinephiliabeyond.org/once-upon-a-time-in-america/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/once-upon-a-time-in-america/#respond Sun, 03 Jan 2021 16:44:58 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39970   By Koraljka Suton I am not fascinated, as you say, by the myth of...

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Rats In the Attic: William Friedkin’s ‘The Exorcist’ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/rats-in-the-attic-william-friedkins-the-exorcist/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/rats-in-the-attic-william-friedkins-the-exorcist/#respond Sat, 26 Dec 2020 14:01:31 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=33403   By Tim Pelan Forty-five years after its powerful debut, and with all the attendant...

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