Comedy · Criterion Collection · Road Movie · United States

#887 Lost in America (1985)

#887 Lost in America 1985 // USA // Albert Brooks Criterion Collection (LINK) Breaking the American Dream With the four Albert Brooks directed films I have watched, they’re either high concept film which I appreciate (Real Life and Defending Your Life) or simply decent one that I don’t care much about once it ends (Modern Romance),… Continue reading #887 Lost in America (1985)

Criterion Collection · Drama · Germany · Road Movie

#816 Kings of the Road (1976)

#816 Kings of the Road 1976 // Germany // Wim Wenders   Criterion Release Date: 31 May 2016 (LINK) Wim Wenders, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, were my introduction to German cinema, way back to my college years when my interest in world cinema started to grow exponentially. Kings of the Road was the first Wenders’ film… Continue reading #816 Kings of the Road (1976)

Adaptation · Criterion Collection · Drama · Germany · Road Movie

#815 Wrong Move (1975)

#815 Wrong Move 1975 // Germany // Wim Wenders Criterion Release Date: 31 May 2016 (LINK) “At times I stared into space without looking at anything. Then I shut my eyes, and only by the afterimage I realized what had been in front of me”, such soliloquy by the protagonist Wilhelm Meister (Rüdiger Vogler) just… Continue reading #815 Wrong Move (1975)

Criterion Collection · Drama · Germany · Road Movie

#814 Alice in the Cities (1974)

#814 Alice in the Cities 1974 // Germany // Wim Wenders Criterion Release Date: 31 May 2016 (LINK) A single mother left her nine-year-old daughter at the hand of a stranger young man, a man whom she just met the day before, and disappeared in New York City with a short notice of instruction. The… Continue reading #814 Alice in the Cities (1974)

Drama · Germany · Road Movie · United States

#501 Paris, Texas (1984)

Criterion Challenge #501 Paris, Texas 1984  // Germany, France, United States // Wim Wenders Spine #501 Release: Jan 26, 2010 “Paris.”After more than 20 minutes into the film, “Paris” is the first word we heard coming out from the mouth of the protagonist, the desert wanderer Travis, played by the magnificent character-actor Harry Dean Stanton, with such… Continue reading #501 Paris, Texas (1984)