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Criterion Collection Review: M. Hulot’s Holiday (1953)

Criterion Collection Review: M. Hulot’s Holiday (1953)

M. Hulot’s Holiday (1953), directed and starring French comedian Jacques Tati, follows the clumsy Monsieur Hulot as he takes his summer vacation in the French seaside. It’s a playful slapstick that not only sheds light to the talent of Tati but also provides a humorous look at what a typical summer holiday entails. Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tokyo Drifter (2011)

Movie Review: Tokyo Drifter (2011)

Two months after the triple disaster (earthquake-tsunami-nuclear meltdown) that shredded Japan to pieces, the country had to act upon their feet to get society back into shape. This meant energy-conserving black outs, regulated checks for non-radioactive water, and safe zones for those more vulnerable than the majority of the population. It was a frightening time for the citizens of Japan… Continue reading