The Seventh Seal (1957)

"And when the Lamb had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour".    "Silence in heaven" — or rather the silence of God in the world — is Bergman’s grand theme. This movie contains nothing but knowledge of the unknown. Knowledge, that someone with existential crises…Read more The Seventh Seal (1957)

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine Never have I felt so depressed watching an Allen movie than I did while I watched Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) or Blue Jasmine to be correct; and I mean that as a good thing. Being a tribute to Tennessee William’s famous play,” A streetcar named desire” and brushed off with a real life incident…Read more Blue Jasmine

Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

  Love vs. Passion If you were the greatest guitar player in the 20’s-30’s jazz era, (second only to Django Reinhardt) would you consider giving it all up for love? Is there any contest between love and passion to a true artist? What if it was only when you have found and lost the love…Read more Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

Rebecca (1940)

  A psychological drama, a thriller. Rebecca was Alfred Hitchcock’s first American project, produced by David O. Selznick, based on the 1938 novel titled Rebecca written by Daphne du Maurier.  Starring Sir Lawrence Olivier as the gloomy upper-class widower Maxim de Winder, Joan Fontaine as the naive young women who ends up becoming his second…Read more Rebecca (1940)