Archive for tag: Keith Carradine

The Duellists

29 January, 2013 (18:22) | by Richard T. Jameson, Film Reviews | By: Richard T. Jameson

[Originally published in Argus (Seattle), 1978] “The Duel” is one of the most mysterious stories Joseph Conrad ever wrote. Ostensibly based in fact, it recounts the bizarre involvement of two career officers in Napoleon’s Grande Armée who, in the first year of the Little Corporal’s reign, become adversaries in a private quarrel no other man—and […]

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Review: Lumière

1 March, 2011 (09:06) | by Robert C. Cumbow, Film Reviews | By: Robert C. Cumbow

[Originally published in Movietone News 55, September 1977] The personal style and vision evident in Jeanne Moreau’s directorial opus one has as much to do with movies, and with a career—and a life—on film, as with the so-called “real world.” The opening title sequence is a flashy and rhythmic clash of type-styles evoking the media […]

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Dizzle and Drizzle: DVDs of the Week

15 December, 2010 (17:25) | by Sean Axmaker, DVD, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle (Tribeca) The feature debut of award winning short film director David Russo begins as a journey through the strange life of late-night janitors and ends up a very different kind of odyssey. Marshall Allman is the cubicle monkey Dory, a “Data Meister” who flips out at work and ends […]

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Review: Pretty Baby

29 June, 2010 (11:19) | by Robert C. Cumbow, Film Reviews | By: Robert C. Cumbow

[Originally published in Movietone News 60-61, February 1979] As much as anything else, Pretty Baby is about the end of an era—the ragtime era. Music is so much a part of the film’s atmosphere and texture that it seems an aspect of the production design; and the music reflects that delicate transitional period in popular […]

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