Roma (1972) – Federico Fellini

  I think I may have discovered my favorite Fellini film. As I continue my exploration of recommendations from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book and my screening of Last Tango In Paris, I was delighted by this film, and enjoyed every moment I spent in its company. That being said, attempting…

Farewell My Lovely (1975) – Dick Richards

  Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, Harry Dean Stanton, Jack O’Halloran, Anthony Zerbe and even Sylvester Stallone are all featured in this 1970s adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel; the next recommendation from The Big Sleep in the Great Movies -100 Years of Film book. Mitchum plays Phillip Marlowe, who is hired by hulking brute Moose Malloy…

Belle de Jour (1967) – Luis Bunuel

  The first recommendation from Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film is this French drama that stars Catherine Deneuve as a housewife, with some intimacy issues, who during the afternoons fills her time by working as a prostitute. Inter-cutting with her daily life, Severine’s…