Tag: Gloria Swanson

Ghosts in the Hills: On the Haunting of Hollywood

“Sometimes, films set in and around Hollywood manage to capture a sense about the place that’s strange and uncanny, a place in love with its past and afraid of its future, leaving nothing but ghosts behind to haunt the hills, and to walk the empty mansions.”

Tribeca Film Festival Review: Guillaume Canet’s ‘Rock’n Roll’

“Canet’s performance seems to come from a place of real insecurity, and the resulting film plays out like an externalized catharsis.”

At the Cinémathèque: L’ange et la femme (Gilles Carle, 1977)

“A deeply affecting and personal vision, it’s an essential entry in the history of eroticism in Canadian cinema.”