France on Film Blogathon: Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

This post is part of the France on Film Blogathon hosted by Summer at Serendipitous Anachronisms. For the rest of the posts in this event, click HERE! It’s been kind of hilarious to me to read some of the semi-to-totally outraged think pieces about the “nostalgia” factor of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Firstly, because … Continue reading France on Film Blogathon: Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Georges Méliès’ A Trip to the Moon is a Total Trip

This post is part of the Shorts Blogathon, hosted by Fritzi at Movies Silently. Check out the other great posts HERE! When I chose La Jetée as my topic for the Shorts Blogathon, I thought, why not also cover another influential French short sci-fi film? Georges Méliès' A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la … Continue reading Georges Méliès’ A Trip to the Moon is a Total Trip

La Jetée: a 28 Minute Sci-Fi Masterpiece

This post is part of the Shorts Blogathon, hosted by Fritzi at Movies Silently. Check out the other great posts HERE! Today Chris Marker's 1962 short film La Jetée (The Jetty) is best known as the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's 1995 movie, 12 Monkeys (and the current TV show of the same name). It has … Continue reading La Jetée: a 28 Minute Sci-Fi Masterpiece