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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Casavettes, 1976)

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie mounts Casavettes’ unique hand in raw realism via a narrowly focused narrative on a singular character’s plight of life. Shots, with a narrow angled camera–tend to bring background to the fore, intimating the character’s narrative … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (Spielberg, 2015)

Its greatest success is that it perfectly executes all the technical fortuitousness of Hollywood conventions and American filmmaking. Its greatest setback is that it perfectly executes all the technical fortuitousness of Hollywood conventions and American filmmaking. Spielberg’s cinematic form, which … Continue reading

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