Tag Archives: Peter Bogdanovich

The Lady from Shanghai

Orson Welles once claimed he only saw thrillers as a means to an end, that if it wasn’t for the unfortunate necessity of getting films funded he wouldn’t have made any. As if to demonstrate this, he would often tell a story about the genesis

Cinema Eclectica 22 – Death by Grapes

Things get a bit dark this week and now we can’t watch The Family-Ness for a while. On this week’s episode we take a look at Peter Bogdanovich’s Paper Moon, eccentric French auteur-extraordinaire Jean Rollin’s Lost in New York, the underappreciated Miyizaki gem Porco Rosso

Paper Moon

Films that trade in retro-fetishism have become a commodity post-2010, with a countless barrage either slavishly replicating or parodying bygone ages – with a keen eye fixated on the 1980s. Such films have escaped the cult domain and penetrated the mainstream, truly the mark that