Suicide or Lulu and Me in a World Made for Two (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks Written in part as its author’s oblique response to the premature end of Louise Brooks’ acting career in the 1930s, and reflecting upon cinema’s special power to preserve – and of course idealise – what has already been lost to the past, Adolfo Bioy Casares’ 1940 SF novel ‘The Invention of…

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Last Year In Marienbad (1961)

Review first published by LWLies Here’s a riddle: if you took the horror out of The Shining (1980) and Triangle (2009), the comedy out of Groundhog Day (1993), the science-fiction out of Inception (2010) and Source Code (2011), or the stop-motion grotesquerie out of The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes (2005), what would be left? The answer is Last Year in Marienbad (L’année dernière à Marienbad),…