Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Taylor’

This Week in Repertory Film: Éric Rohmer, Elizabeth Taylor

It took Éric Rohmer eight years to produce his second feature. Much of that Terence Malick-like break between films can be attributed to the fact that his debut, The Sign of Leo, went largely unseen. Not even the attachment of Claude Chabrol name as producer could give it a good push in France. Rohmer was [...]

Five Books I’d Read

In which the author briefly discusses five new books he’d read, if time permitted.

1. Che: A Graphic Biography, by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon.
As previously discussed, I'm not much for graphic novels, but it's pretty cool to stare at drawings of Ernesto Guevera and Fidel Castro plotting strategy in the Sierra Maestra. Do you think [...]