Cinema Recently Watched

Kurosawa, Akira: Throne of Blood (1957).

Curtiz, Michael: Mildred Pierce (1945). The CulturalRites article is here.

Lloyd, Frank: Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).

Chaplin, Charles: Modern Times (1936).

Wyler, William: The Letter (1940).

Allen, Woody: Blue Jasmine (2013).

Frears, Stephen: Philomena (2013).

Malle, Louis: Lacombe, Lucien (1974).

Camus, Marcel: Black Orpheus (1959). More a story about mid-century Rio than about Orpheus. The threadbare story line has faded over the years, but not the dancing.

Death in Marcel Camus's Black Orpheus

Death in Marcel Camus’s Black Orpheus

Cocteau, Jean: Orphée (1950). Engrossing, frequently brilliant, re-telling of the myth.

Maria Casarès as Death in Jean Cocteau’s Orphée

Maria Casarès as Death in Jean Cocteau’s Orphée

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