Lillian Gish – Broken Blossoms (DW Griffith, 1919)

Faces loom and shine here like new stars spied hanging in the night for the very first time every time.Tedesco_Gish_BrokenBlossoms


Fred Astaire versus Jason Statham – The Transporter (Cory Yuen, 2002)

Despite the changing frames and the patterns they contain traditions of power, poise and captured grace remain constant and engaging.

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Letter From an Unknown Woman (Max Ophuls, 1948)





As Leopold stands his head leaves the frame. We always knew there was no room in Lisa’s life for him.