Going into this film I was only somewhat familiar with the story of Hamlet. I knew the basic premise of the story, Prince of Denmark and all, father killed and so forth, and I had seen both the Mel Gibson and Laurence Olivier versions, but that was so long ago I had nearly forgotten them. Of course there's The Lion King, as well, but, I had not actually ever read the story of Hamlet. In high school our foray into…
Stunning, and as the title suggests, absolutely suspenseful! I was not expecting such complex visual artistry. In only 10 minutes there's a split screen telephone conversation, an overhead shot, and a mirror shot on a moving vehicle, all in 1913!
Week 01 - 28 December 2020 - 3 January 2021
Auteur - Lois Weber - Filmography
Oftentimes we do not understand how physically and biologically stable we have become. For the most part we are healthy, we can recover, we are resilient. We take it for granted, though. My generation may have never been around disease outbreaks as they happened many years ago, so we have a sense of confusion, abstraction…