Saturday, August 21, 2010

July 2010




Film du mois


Chie the Brat (Isao Takahata, 1981)

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Top Ten


1. Chie the Brat (Isao Takahata, 1981)
2. The General (Buster Keaton, 1927)
3. The Sound of Music (Robert Wise, 1965)
4. In Nome Del Popolo Italiano (Dino Risi, 1971)
5. The Chaser (Na Hong-Jin, 2008)
6. Betty Boop (Dave Fleischer, 1932)
7. Death on the Nile (John Guillermin, 1978)
8. A Tale of Two Sisters (Kim Ji-Woon, 2003)
9. Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgins, 1995)
10. Parade (Jacques Tati, 1974)




News


19 gems.


Un Revenant (Christian-Jacque, 1946) - C-
The Angry Hills (Robert Aldrich, 1959) - C-
The Sound of Music (Robert Wise, 1965) - B
Night at the Museum (Shawn Levy, 2006) - D-
Chie the Brat (Isao Takahata, 1981) - B+
I clowns (Federico Fellini, 1970) - C-
A Tale of Two Sisters (Kim Ji-Woon, 2003) - C+
Southland Tales (Richard Kelly, 2006) - F comme FAIL
The Chaser (Na Hong-Jin, 2008) - B
Cab Calloway, le dandy de Harlem (Gail Levin et Jean-François Pitet, 2010) - C
Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgins, 1995) - C
The Hudsucker Proxy (Joen & Ethan Coen, 1994) - C-
In Nome Del Popolo Italiano (Dino Risi, 1971) - B
The General (Buster Keaton, 1927) - B+
Parade (Jacques Tati, 1974) - C-
Death on the Nile (John Guillermin, 1978) - B-
A Dandy in Aspic (Anthony Mann, Lawrence Harvey 1968) - D+
Samaria (Kim Ki-duk, 2004) - C
The Boat That Rocked (Richard Curtis, 2009) - D+



Cartoons


Betty Boop (Dave Fleischer, 1932)


Minnie the Moocher
Stopping the Show
Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee
Betty Boop, M.D.
Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle
Betty Boop's Ups and Downs
Betty Boop for President
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You
Betty Boop's Museum



Films revus


Lost In Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003) - A+
The Big Heat (Fritz Lang, 1953) - B+
The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks, 1946) - B+
Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks, 1959) - B
Riso Amaro (Giuseppe De Santis, 1949) - A+



Frivolities


Surprises : Chie the Brat (Isao Takahata, 1981), Death on the Nile (John Guillermin, 1978)


Disappointments : I clowns (Federico Fellini, 1970), The Boat That Rocked (Richard Curtis, 2009)



The Patricia Neal Award : Betty Boop
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The Gregory Peck Award : Buster Keaton (The General, 1926)
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The Phyllis Dietrichson Award : Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser, 2008)
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Top 5 Quotes


1. SERA : "So why are you a drunk?"
BEN ANDERSON : "Why am I a drunk? Is that really what you wanna ask me?"
SERA : "Yes."
BEN ANDERSON : "Well, then, this is our first date, or our last. Until now I wasn't sure it was either. "

(Nicolas Cage & Elisabeth Shue, Leaving Las Vegas)


2. Lorenzo Santenocito : O Ménopause, que ne fait-on pas en ton nom à sa femme

(Vittotio Gassman, In nome del popolo italiano)


3. A hot cornet can go: [cornet sounds]
But a hot cornet can't "boop-boop-a-doop" like Betty Boop can do!
A saxophone can go: [saxophone sounds]
But a saxophone can't "boop-boop-a-doop" like Betty Boop can do!


Betty Boop, M.D.


4. JOHNNIE GRAY : "If you lose this war don't blame me."

(Buster Keaton, The General)


5. MRS. VAN SCHUYLER: "How would a little trip down the Nile suit you?"
MISS BOWERS: "There is nothing I would dislike more. There are two things in the world I can't abide: it's heat and heathens."
MRS. VAN SCHUYLER: "Good. Then we'll go. Bowers, pack."

(Bette Davis & Maggie Smith, Death on the Nile)


BONUS : BEN SANDERSON: "I don't know if my wife left me because of my drinking or I started drinking 'cause my wife left me".

(Nicolas Cage, Leaving Las Vegas)



Livre Cinéma du Mois

Not a thing.


Rating : ABCDE

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