Deborah Kerr had Hollywood calling after her starring role in 1947’s “Black Narcissus,” the gothic horror from filmmaking duo The Archers, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Oblogatory explores why this film still rings out 75 years later.
Oblogatory reviews Brian De Palma’s “Blow Out,” with John Travolta. See how it syncs up to Antonioni’s “Blow Up.”
Oblogatory watches “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” the color-theory obsessed, retina-overstimulating French musical that inspired “La La Land.”
Oblogatory confronts the overblown legacy of Francois Truffaut’s excellent film “The 400 Blows,” one of the classic examples of French New Wave cinema.
Oblogatory watches “The Red Shoes,” still the gleaming pinnacle of movies about dance even on its 75th anniversary.
Oblogatory puts every flaw in “Blow Up” under a magnifying glass, reexamining Michelangelo Antonioni’s thriller co-starring Vanessa Redgrave.
After watching Akira Kurosawa’s “Ikiru,” a ’50s film about a man dying, Oblogatory sees it reborn as 2022’s “Living,” starring Bill Nighy.
Oblogatory spends six hours in a theater to learn why Barbieheimer, the dual release of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” was profitable for all.
Oblogatory continues its month of President-themed movies with “All the President’s Men,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford.
Oblogatory starts its “Mr. President” themed month with “Absolute Power,” a movie in which Clint Eastwood faces off against a man with… well, you get it.