Film of the Fortnight: Tokyo Story

September is back and with it Film of the Fortnight. Tokyo Story (1953) Yasujiro Ozu Tokyo Story is the most praised film made by Japanese Yasujiro Ozu, one of the highest regarded filmmakers that has ever lived. The setup is simple: an elderly married couple set out to visit their grown-up children living in Tokyo….

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Film of the Fortnight: Man with a movie camera

Man with a movie camera (1929) Dziga Vertov Why not start off the new year by watching an 88-year-old film that, while definitely a child of its time, in some regards seems just as likely to have been made during the MTV era? I’m speaking of Man With a Movie Camera, a Soviet city symphony…

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