pre code and silent film enthusiast
The Virgin Suicides 1999
the imprisonment of being a girl.
In the Mood for Love 2000
It is a restless moment. She has kept her head lowered to give him a chance to come closer. But he could not, for lack of courage. She turns and walks away.
I believe there's something quite beautiful about the things left unsaid — the knowing looks, the mere touch of a hand that can often speak louder than words. In The Mood for Love is the sort of film that revolves around this tension and presents us with the…
They discovered what probably is the only surviving fragments we’ll ever see of this film approximately 4 weeks ago — the discovery of the decade for silent era aficionados. To watch Theda Bara during her prime, even if it’s just less than 5 minutes long, is an emotional experience. It really makes you understand why she was held in such high regard. Hopefully more films of the 1920s will be rediscovered in a collector’s archive this decade due to copyright expirations.