Posts tagged Lea Seydoux
For the Defense: Quantum of Solace

This post is really based upon the following review by Mark Kermode on the Radio 5 Live show he does with Simon Mayo on a Friday afternoon.  Back in 2008 when Quantum of Solace came out, well, they both hated it and have, in the ensuing six years, repeatedly stated how much they dislike it.  Here is why I think they are wrong.

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My Evening With Alejandro Jodorowsy

Back on New Year’s I wrote about the effect that Frank Pavich’s incredible documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune had on me.  The film tells the story of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s mission to adapt Frank Herbert’s Dune in 1975.  Needless to say, it didn’t make it to the screen and passed into legend as one of the great unmade movies alongside Kubrick’s Napoleon.  The documentary is a masterwork and quiet simply the most uplifting film I’ve seen in many a year.  

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