Category: 1930s

The Black Cat Movie Film

Mythic Conduits for Intimate Pain in Edgar G. Ulmer’s ‘The Black Cat’

“While ‘The Black Cat’ does not share many explicit connections with Poe’s 1843 story, both texts use archetypal symbolism to explore painfully intimate experiences (in Poe’s case, addiction and mental disarray, and in Ulmer’s case, psychological trauma).”

World Cinema Project Trances Redes

World Cinema Project: The Sights and Sounds of a Nation – ‘Trances’ and ‘Redes’

“As with the underlying creed of Trances, the unambiguous intent of Redes’ communal message resonates in its country of origin and around the world, communicating the pleas for justice, egalitarianism and independence that are vital facets of life and are so often central to the best of all cinematic documentaries.”

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