Black Comedy · Criterion Collection · Drama · Mexico · Religion

#460 Simon of the Desert (1965)

#460 Simon of the Desert 1965 // Mexico // Luis Buñuel Release: Feb 10, 2009 (Link) The Last Temptation of Simon Simon of the Desert, together with Nazarin (1958) and Viridiana (1961), loosely formed an unofficial trilogy of faith/religion in the late period of Buñuel’s oeuvre. All major protagonists, each one was named in the film… Continue reading #460 Simon of the Desert (1965)

Black Comedy · Criterion Collection · Drama · Mexico · Surrealism

#459 The Exterminating Angel (1962)

#459 The Exterminating Angel 1962 // Mexico // Luis Buñuel Release: Feb 10, 2009 The man who introduced me to THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL was Woody Allen (by the surrogate of Owen Wilson) in MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011). Oh man how much I wish to live in the 20s and 30s Paris and meet Buñuel, Dali, Hemingway and Picasso.… Continue reading #459 The Exterminating Angel (1962)