Beautifully shot short film that was made for the French tourism bureau in 1958. It makes me separately want to visit the French Riviera next summer!!!
Agnes Varda was commissioned by the French national tourism board to showcase the famous castles of the Loire Valley region. She made this documentary as a result, proving that she is truly an artist. The chateaux and the surrounding countryside are beautifully shot in brilliant technicolor. Occasionally, chic fashion models were used to add some flair to the scenery. The narration of the film incorporated poetry written during the medieval ages when the castles were made. I’m now inspired to visit this region of France! Hopefully one day I will be able to! 🤞
Another great entry into the Quentin Tarantino canon, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" yet again presents clever storytelling and visually stunning camerawork which Tarantino's fans have come to expect from his movies. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, veteran Tarantino actors well versed in his style, are great playing a dynamic duo, one a fading Hollywood actor and the other his stunt double. They have to navigate through the ever changing world of Hollywood. The movie contains Tarantino's signature violence,…
Letterboxd Season Challenge 2018-2019
Week 22: February 17th-23rd
Alfonso Cuarón has made the film of his career with his latest masterpiece, Roma. This movie focuses on Cleo, played brilliantly by newcomer Yalitza Aparicio, a young woman of Mixteco descent who works as a nanny for a large, affluent family in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City in the early 1970s. The movie takes place during a time of personal and political unrest. The trials and tribulations of the…