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Fantasia (1940)

Fantasia (1940) is not an animated film, not by its own description. The film’s narrator, Deems Taylor – an announcer for broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera – describes what you are about to experience as “a new form of entertainment.” … Continue reading

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A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

“This is the universe. Big, isn’t it?” So opens A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven, 1946), one of the finest films from the acclaimed British filmmaking team known as the Archers – director Michael Powell & … Continue reading

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