Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Birds [Alfred Hitchcock / 1963 / 119mins]

Often described as a ‘horror’, looking closer, The Birds is a remarkably abstract film that defies such a simple genre label. Arguably Hitchcock’s most experimental creation, it dispenses with narrative, working more as a series of darkly imbued graphic sequences … Continue reading

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The Colour of Pomegranates [Sergei Paradjanov / 90mins /1968]

Sergei Paradjanov’s ‘The Colour of Pomegranates’ is a film hard to describe in any previous or subsequent film language. A singularity. Utterly strange -I mean that in the best way possible- as I relish in its oddity. Supposedly a portrait … Continue reading

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