Schindler’s List

Schindler's List (1993) Director: Steven Spielberg “Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t.” ★★★★★ Schindler's List is a beautiful but harrowing and sobering holocaust film shot almost entirely in black and white. Amazingly, Spielberg was unsure about the project, and he tried several times to pass the film to other directors … Continue reading Schindler’s List

Moonraker

Moonraker (1979) Director: Lewis Gilbert Moonraker is the eleventh Eon James Bond film, the fourth to star Roger Moore, and the third Bond film directed by Lewis Gilbert: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979). Moonraker is the third Ian Fleming James Bond novel, first published in 1954. The … Continue reading Moonraker

La Roue

La Roue (1923) Director: Abel Gance A Victor Hugo quote begins The Wheel - "Creation is a Great Wheel which does not move without crushing someone." ★★★★★ The special effects, camera angles, techniques, lighting, acting, unusual narrative styles, and great directing are all groundbreaking in this film. La Roue is a film which defined and … Continue reading La Roue

Camille

Camille (1936) Director: George Cukor Camille is an elegant and beautiful MGM film starring Greta Garbo, and showcasing the heights of classic cinema in the 1930s. It is a story of a love-triangle, based on an 1842 story by Alexandre Dumas fils (the Younger), La Dame aux Camélias ("The Lady with the Camellias"). He wrote the story at … Continue reading Camille