My Week of Film – October 28 to November 3, 2019


                 

I started off the week by watching a most entertaining 1964 film by a most colourful director, Samuel Fuller, The Naked Kiss.

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My Week of Film – October 21 to 27, 2019

             

           

I read Vamp: The Rise and Fall of Theda Bara by the always knowledgeable and enjoyable author, Eve Golden.  I had originally begun reading the book William Fox and the Fox Film Corporation: A Biography and a Chronicle by an author I have met on a few occasions, Merill McCord, but when Bara was mentioned as Fox’s first full-fledged star, I became side-tracked, remembering that a friend had given me her bio, and went off on that tangent.

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My Week of Film – October 14 to 20, 2019

 

This was a slow week with regard to watching film as I only managed to view two.  Instead, I binged on Season 3 of the dystopian A Handmaid’s Tale.  I know I will watch Season 4, along with many other series such as Homeland, Mindhunter, the best and worst being The Fall, but I have come to the conclusion that I shouldn’t.  Unfortunately, I don’t much care for comedy and these stories are so well written and intriguing, that I find it hard to “put them down”.  It’s the same with reading fiction.  Give me a crime story over light fare.

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My Week of Film – October 6 to 13, 2019

                         

Toronto Film Society’s Fall/Winter Film Buffs 72nd Series began and I attended both the Sunday afternoon and Monday evening screenings.  This meant I began the week with two sets of double bills.

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My Week of Films – September 16 to 21, 2019

Lynn Bari and I beg your pardon!

You know when you’re thinking of a list of things and you feel like you’ve left something out but you can’t remember what it is for the life of you.  That’s what I thought when I wrote about the films I saw the previous week; that I left one off the list.  And it was:

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My Week of Films – September 8 to 15, 2019

I have no idea if I’ll want to do this on a weekly basis, but today I felt like it.  I watched five films since last Sunday and all of them had something that distinguished them from just the ordinary.

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