We all have odds and ends in our film viewing, movies that we have been meaning to watch but just haven’t for one reason or another. In my case, these are films I have seen before and have been wanting to review, I just never managed to slip them into the schedule. Well, this is their moment to shine!
I am usually researching and gathering information for the next month’s theme but October has been pretty chaotic so I decided to embrace the chaos and get a little messy.
These films will have nothing in common except for one feature: they are all interesting in some way or another. Interesting locations, a change of pace for the star, an unexamined cranny of film history, etc.
I am also working on an absolutely massive review of the 1899 film Méliès made about the Dreyfus Affair. It’s going to be a deep examination of portrayals of anti-Semitism in cinema; quite a dive into the research. I can only manage one or two of these reviews a year (for obvious reasons) and may not have it done in November. However, here are a few more of my deep dive reviews:
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