Category Archives: Retrospective

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On Girls…

“If it hurts, you’ll always remember…” After six seasons, sixty-two episodes, one thousand, eight hundred and sixty minutes (give or take), it’s over. Girls is no more. Hannah et al have moved on, to pastures new, not necessarily together but what joy, cynicism and dark, comedic delights they left behind. Also, it’s probably still in […]

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On Girls…

“If it hurts, you’ll always remember…” After six seasons, sixty-two episodes, one thousand, eight hundred and sixty minutes (give or take), it’s over. Girls is no more. Hannah et al have moved on, to pastures new, not necessarily together but what joy, cynicism and dark, comedic delights they left behind. Also, it’s probably still in […]

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Carmen Jones (1954) dir. Otto Preminger

Shot in glorious technicolor and Cinemascope, Otto Preminger’s Carmen Jones is a treat for the senses. From the opening credits and the strains of Bizet’s opera, vivid colour floods the screen in this lovely restoration from the BFI. Using Bizet’s 19th century-set opera is transposed to a Southern military base at the end of the […]

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Carmen Jones (1954) dir. Otto Preminger

Shot in glorious technicolor and Cinemascope, Otto Preminger’s Carmen Jones is a treat for the senses. From the opening credits and the strains of Bizet’s opera, vivid colour floods the screen in this lovely restoration from the BFI. Using Bizet’s 19th century-set opera is transposed to a Southern military base at the end of the […]

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