The summer of learning how to read German (all of my language requirements FINISHED), science fiction books, medieval history, and films — 49 films total. There wasn’t much else to do — my fellow Continue reading
Winner of the Palm d’Or (at that time called the Grand Prix) at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival
Margaret Leighton was also Nominated for an Academy Award for best actress in a supporting role.
I usually stay away from Victorian costume Continue reading
8/10 (Very Good)
Joseph Losey’s film, The Servant (1963) is a profoundly unsettling experience concerning various class related themes (servitude, the British upper class life, etc). Losey – an American blacklisted communist who was forced to flee Hollywood in the 50s to England – gives an interesting take on this common cinematic theme. This film marks the first of three successful collaborations with the renowned playwright and screenwriter Harold Pinter Continue reading