Tag Archives: Surreal

My Review of ‘Seconds’ (1966)

Even though this film is pegged by Wikipedia as a “science-fiction drama”, it can definitely stray into horror territory at times. This story has all the earmarks of one of those “serious films” about middle-class conformity, midlife crises, and wives … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Birdman’ (2014)

It’s hard to know how to categorize this movie. Wikipedia calls it a “black comedy”, which I suppose it is. Along with parody, drama, fantasy, and satire. But then you’d expect something a bit different from a film with a … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘All That Jazz’ (1979)

This review is being posted as part of the 2017 Medicine in the Movies Blogathon hosted by Charlene’s (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews. While this film might not appear to be one about the medical profession (at least, at first glance), … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Vertigo’ (1958)

Before seeing this film, I made the mistake of reading an analysis of the story, which of course revealed way too much information. So the effect of the reveals was greatly diminished for me. I’ll try to avoid that here. … Continue reading

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