Chat married Mike Bailon on December 30, 1991, when she was 32 years old. Frederick Wiseman’s 1975 documentary Welfare judiciously details the inner workings of a deeply flawed, woefully underfunded public institution, depicting the overwhelming influx of people who are constantly being forced to jump through hoops by the welfare system.
And it does so without ever minimizing the direness of the social ills that torment its characters on a daily basis. That means, in this case, leaving in the original and, unfortunately, difficult-to-read English subtitles that were burned into the only existing print.
Indeed, even the most modest of home improvements are callously tallied against her by the social worker, Miss Kabak (Elisa Loti), who claims that she’s only there “to help.”. Shivers opens with an advertisement that introduces the film’s central location, the science fiction-sounding Starliner Towers, in all its petit-bourgeois perfection. Sure enough, once the couple gets past a few murders loosely connected with Marianne’s apparent associations with organized crime, and Ferdinand settles into a Robinson Crusoe-by-way-of-Holden Caulfield lifestyle along a stretch of the French Rivera not a half-mile down from the tourist hotels, the allure of escape begins to fade. All I have was the notion that love would only bring you pain. In fact, this black-and-white London suggests something like the progenitor of that realm, as Lynch shows the rising industrial age to be a fount of quick and easy miracles—gas lanterns and machines that enable mass factory work and around-the-clock amusements—that lend themselves to pollution, workplace drudgery, violence, and casual alienation. Things are further complicated when one of Norman’s POW buddies, Charlie Bukowski (Giovanni Lombardo Radice), is inexplicably furloughed from a mental ward, having been deemed totally cured. (And a modern transfer does nothing to dispel the power of the film’s make-up effects.) Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s 2009 Blu-ray release boasted a strong image and even stronger audio.
By this time, Margheriti had moved to the Philippines, so both the jungle setting and Pilipino extras are prominent.
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In a certain sense, Hobbes’s radical research project has been all too successful.
Does Parker, in fact, harbor some grand scheme for liberation? She was scholarly.
Instead, he keeps close to the central foursome and their increasingly claustrophobic plight.
For this Blu-ray release of The Shakedown, Kino Lorber has sourced Universal’s recent 4K restoration of the film from a 35mm duplicate negative. Details of the film’s production are affirmed once again on this disc’s most recent feature, in which Lynch and Kristine McKenna read passages from their 2018 book, Room to Dream. The mondo films, the most well-known being Mondo Cane (1962), were a type of documentary (sometimes real, many times staged) that contained vignettes of sensational, taboo, and exotic practices designed to shock the audience.
During a last push against General Khan’s base of operations, Charlton (Kinski), who had been working with Wesley and Brenner, arrives and reveals his treacherous side.
Requiem for a Dream’s first 30 minutes are some kind of tour de force, exploding out of the gate as the expression of a unique cinematic voice and introducing the stylistic techniques that structure the entirety of the film.
This 1980 Brazilian drama mercilessly puts its eponymous 10-year-old protagonist (Fernando Ramos da Silva) through the wringer of poverty, crime, abuse, and trauma. Change ), Welcome to the Jungle: Fun and Games in Antonio Margheriti’s 1980s Mercenary Films, Giallo: The Dirty Underwear of Italian Auteur Cinema, Assimilate and Manipulate: Industrial Music and Cyberpunk in the Comic Series ‘Shatter’, Make Cinema Great Again: Martin Scorsese, Marvel, and the Hollywood Monoculture, New Worlds for New Children: The Armada Sci-Fi Anthologies, “The Horror Never Leaves My Mind”: Ian Sharp’s ‘Who Dares Wins’.
Chat said that she only realized her inner problem, when she was already in her late twenty’s. Clem is something of a more youthful, slightly less corrupted version of Dave, as underlined in a scene where Clem reveals that he used loaded dice to swindle locals out of a few bucks.
Wyler’s flawed yet fascinating film offers a look at a future Hollywood master in the nascent stage of his career.
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A battle of wills and wits ensues: Parker attempts to play the hit men off one another, suggesting to Braddock that Myron’s inexperience makes him unreliable and then planting the notion with Myron that Braddock is losing his nerve. Her skill in TV hosting did not just happen.
After the beauty pageant, I was plunged into showbiz.
relatives and friends say she was ready and prepared, looking forward to be with her creator.
Seen through a contemporary prism, The Naked City is potentially more uncomfortable than it was ever intended to be, as Hellinger’s faith in law and order is charged in an era wracked by existential arguments over the necessity as well as the specific nature of police reform. The depths of sexual perversity to which Starliner residents will sink can just as easily be seen as signs of revolutionary sexual liberation. If those later films are more successful than this one, it’s because their material could be elevated by style. Calm and philosophical restraint go out the window, so to speak.
Most interesting is his discussion of the many tropes and traditions that inform the film, from, most obviously, the boxing picture, to the American grifter and the pairing of a latchkey kid with a rough-edged father figure.
This essay is going to examine three of Margheriti’s men-on-a-mission films: Code Name: Wild Geese, Commando Leopard, and The Commander. And then, there was — Maria Rosario “Chat” Rivera Silayan, daughter of great actor Vic Silayan and Antoinnette Rivera. Townshend in particular loves the film’s sensuality and authenticity, contrasting it with the many blaxploitation films released at the time, in which black male sexuality is much more heightened and sensitivity hidden beneath a veneer of virility. The color balancing is particularly impressive, with strong black levels and the wide array of skin tones all staying true to their natural hues. There’s also a puff profile piece on Belmondo with contributions from Godard and Karina, and an extract of interviews with the three principals for the 1965 Venice Film Festival. Going on to articulate her frustrations with the extreme restrictions she’s forced to deal with, she says, “If I can’t feed my kids, it’s child neglect. This is then revealed to be a dream sequence, albeit one that also serves as expository flashback, which we realize as soon as we see the scar on Norman’s arm. The commentary track is an expertly blended mosaic of input from director Stephen Frears and screenwriter Peter Prince (playing off each other nicely), editor Mick Audsley, and actors Tim Roth and the late, lamented John Hurt (all of whom fly solo). She noticed that all the while she didn’t have any meaningful love relationship. Finally, there’s a foldout booklet with an essay from Graham Fuller, who contextualizes The Hit as a British gangster film, a road movie, and a philosophical character study. When his death is still remote, set for a certain day, and expected to come in a certain manner, he remains calm.
Company Credits In other words, Lynch adopts the lucid point of view of Treves, tenderly regarding a cursed man who nevertheless savored beauty. Criterion’s release of Claudine brings much-needed attention to John Berry’s tender portrait of black love and the failures of the welfare system.