Category: david bax

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BP Movie Journal 7/11/19

In this episode, Tyler and David discuss the movies they’ve been watching, including: THE RETURN OF MARTIN GUERREHONEYLANDPARIS IS BURNINGHORROR NOIRETHE INTRUDERLA FLORTHE LION KINGAQUARELATHE MAN WHO LAUGHS

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The Farewell: An Old Friend, by David Bax

In the opening scene of Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, Billi (Awkwafina) walks down a New York City street while chatting boisterously on the phone in Mandarin with her grandmother, Nai Nai (Zhao Shuzhen). Momentarily, she stops to exchange a few...

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Monday Movie: Belle de Jour, by David Bax

It would be irresponsibly chronocentric to look at Luis Buñuel’s Belle de Jour and find its kinky sexual frankness shocking for its era. This was the 60s and this was France; it’s likely few were shocked. But, still, it feels...