The Ten Commandments (1923)

It’s not very often that a filmmaker gets to remake his or her own movie. Directors are lucky enough to make two separate movies let only the same movie twice! There are however a few examples of a director looking back to their earlier days to revamp and redo a past project: Abel Gance with J’Accuse (1918 and 1938), Alfred Hitchcock with The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934 and 1955), and Yasujiro Ozu’s with A Story of Floating Weeds (1934) and Floating Weeds (1959) just to name a few.…

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Top Ten 2019 Film Discoveries

As a side project to the blog, I recently recorded a stand-alone top ten podcast episode. In this first episode, I go decade by decade listing my favorite film discoveries from last year. Enjoy! …