Articles tagged ingmar bergman

‘Cries and Whispers’ Is a Life-Affirming Film About Death

To call Ingmar Bergman's red-drenched masterpiece Cries and Whispers essential to any collection would be a serious understatement.

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It’s a Different Kind of Road Trip in Ingmar Bergman’s Classic, ‘Wild Strawberries’

Over the course of his trip, our protagonist will have a series of experiences that show him aspects of his past life and bring him to a realization of how he needs to change.

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100 Essential Directors - Ingmar Bergman

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci

Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...

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Overlooked Polish Masterpieces: Two Essential Films by Jerzy Kawalerowciz

Kawalerowicz's work would set the intellectual tone for post-war acts of filmic subversion and transcendance within Poland's burgeoning industry, essential characteristics that Polish cinema would come to be best known for.

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Through a Glass Darkly: New York Theater Workshop (Off Broadway) - New York

Peter Cowie adds his insight into a review that considers the staged version of Through a Glass Darkly with Ingmar Bergman's masterpiece film.

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Sawdust and Tinsel: Criterion Collection

Couples in this film draw blood in order to feel the human warmth left behind by bruises.

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He hadn’t made a theatrical motion picture since 1982’s Fanny and Alexander, vowing to retire after completing the highly autobiographical project. He spent his

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The Profound Consolation: The Use of Bach’s Music in the Films of Ingmar Bergman (Part 4)

The music in Bergman's Saraband sets up numerous tensions that it never reconciles: listener and performer, individual and group, passive aestheticism and practical enactment. Music in Bergman's world offers hope, but it does not offer answers.

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17 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

A Film Trilogy by Ingmar Bergman (1961-1963)

All three films are concerned with ideas, states of being, and subjective experience.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Wild Strawberries (1957/2002)

One of Ingmar Bergman's best films and certainly one of the best ever made on the subject of aging.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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