Blindspot Series 2016: The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) Written and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger Produced by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger and Richard Vernon Cinematography by Georges Perinal Edited by John Seabourne Music by Allan Gray The Archers Films Criterion Collection DVD – borrowed from Ann G. (color; 2:43) Every now and then … Continue reading Blindspot Series 2016: The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Blindspot Series 2016: Faust (1926)

Faust (1926) Directed by F.W. Murnau Written by Gerhart Hauptman, Hans Kyser, based on the play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Produced by Erich Pommer Cinematography by Carl Hoffmann Edited by Elfi Böttrich Universum Film (Germany), MGM (US) Amazon streaming (1:47) Continuing my Blindspot 2016 series, inspired by The Matinee:

Blindspot Series 2016: Gilda (1946)

Gilda (1946) Directed by Charles Vidor Screenplay by Marion Parsonnet and Ben Hecht (uncredited) Adaptation by Jo Eisinger from a story by E.A. Ellington Produced by Virginia Van Upp Cinematography by Rudolph Maté Edited by Charles Nelson Music by Hugo Friedhofer (uncredited) Costumes by Jean Louis Columbia Pictures Criterion Blu-ray (1:50) Continuing my Blindspot Series … Continue reading Blindspot Series 2016: Gilda (1946)

Blindspot Series 2016: Johnny Guitar (1954)

Johnny Guitar (1954) Directed by Nicholas Ray Produced by Nicholas Ray Screenplay by Philip Yordan (Ben Maddow and Nicholas Ray, uncredited) Based on the novel by Roy Chanslor Cinematography by Harry Stradling Edited by Richard L. Van Enger Music by Victor Young Costumes by Sheila O’Brien Republic Pictures Olive Films Blu-ray (1:50) Nobody really knew … Continue reading Blindspot Series 2016: Johnny Guitar (1954)

Blindspot Series 2016: Sunrise (1927)

Sunrise (a.k.a. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans) (1927) Directed by F.W. Murnau Produced by William Fox Screenplay by Carl Mayer, from an original theme by Hermann Sudermann Titles by Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell Cinematography by Charles Rosher, Karl Struss Edited by Harold D. Schuster 20th Century Fox (black-and-white; 1:34) 20th Century Fox Blu-ray It … Continue reading Blindspot Series 2016: Sunrise (1927)

Blindspot Series 2016: Pickpocket (1959)

As I mentioned last month, I hoped to start my own Blindspot Series in 2016: 12 classic films I’ve wanted to see but haven’t. I’m starting my series today with Pickpocket. Pickpocket (1959) Directed by Robert Bresson Produced by Agnès Delahaie Screenplay by Robert Bresson Cinematography by Léonce-Henri Burel Edited by Raymond Lamy (black-and-white; 1:16) … Continue reading Blindspot Series 2016: Pickpocket (1959)