Conversations S1E4: Forty Guns

What a film. I had never seen or even heard of it until Henry and Jonathan put it in the frame for a Conversation. From one point of view, it can look like a collection of horse opera clichés. A pace or two to the side to let the light hit it from another angle, and it is Sophocles set Continue reading Conversations S1E4: Forty Guns

Conversations S1E3: Popeye

Popeye – an inspired selection for our movies series. It’s hard to think of an aspect of the art of film that is not superb in Popeye: a great director on top form directing superb actors, the sets, colors, sound, songs . . . but I should quiet down and let Henry and Jonathan tell you about it. If you Continue reading Conversations S1E3: Popeye