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Flim Weakly Review- Free Solo

Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Free Solo cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also don’t

Babette’s Feast (1987)

Warning: This movie might give you a craving for turtle soup! At this year’s Oscars, the Danish A Royal Affair did not win the Best Foreign Language Film award, but let’s turn back time a quarter of a century, to 1988; a year in which a…

Grand Hotel (1932)

One minute in, I knew I was watching something wonderful. It opens with scenes of the characters in phone booths that let us know immediately who they are and what they're about. No messing around with long set ups, this is a crash…