Tag: Romance

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Ciara Pitts on Donna Deitch’s ‘Desert Hearts’

“Deitch’s trailblazing film demonstrates that representation will always be essential.”

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Ciara Pitts on Abdellatif Kechiche’s ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’

“‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ might be most well-known for its lengthy sex scenes, but the gripping romance, elaborate imagery and realistic demonstration of the human experience are what truly keeps the film’s legacy alive.”

Permanent Shadows: Rosalind Byrne in Buster Keaton’s ‘Seven Chances’

“Put simply, Rosalind Byrne changed how I think about cinema. Yes, film is largely about fiction, but in the recording of these fictions, there is an accidental reveal that says so much about who we are and what we think.”

The Red Shoes Movie Essay - 1948 Film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s ‘The Red Shoes’

“‘The Red Shoes’ dynamically crosses from reality to fantasy, befitting a film that is itself a grand fiction, simultaneously reflecting and critiquing a true reality. That’s the power of cinema — that’s the power of ‘The Red Shoes.’”

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