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Could watching the Phantom Thread become a *new* New Year’s tradition?

What movies do you enjoy watching at New Year? The Phantom Thread is so damn good. It gets better on repeated viewings. I always felt that Paul Thomas Anderson‘s There will be Blood was a homage of sorts to Orson

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My 100th post – My Wooden Cutting Board

Just after breakfast, I developed this fascination with my wooden cutting board. This is where I prepare nearly all my food. The shades of stains, the mesh of grooves, the spread of cutting angles how one side was more indented than the other,

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Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) Ingmar Bergman

Last night I saw this gorgeous movie called Smiles of a Summer Night.  This Ingmar Bergman period piece comedy runs rampant with extremely clever and witty dialogue. It’s so unashamedly cheeky! On the surface, it’s seemingly a light-hearted humorous romp

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Winter Light (1963) – Ingmar Bergman

Marta Lundberg, an atheist local school teacher sits and laments at the church pew because she is deeply in love with a pastor whose faith in God, himself and Marta is dwindling into an existential nothingness. At the point of

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Ingmar Bergman and Wild Strawberries

Many years ago, I had the audacity to create a list of my 100 favourite movies on IMDB without having seen a single Ingmar Bergman picture. I was more or less cajoled to watch Bergman if my list was to

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