Daily Archives: April 23, 2011

3 things about Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger’s THE SMALL BACK ROOM

The Small Back Room [1949] 1. Jazz screams all around him. He sits alone in a tight little corner. 2. The empty picture frame displays a reflection of his own face. 3. He thinks it’s Wednesday. She tells him it’s … Continue reading

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3 things about Herbert Ross’ CALIFORNIA SUITE

California Suite [1978] 1. Pictures by David Hockney over the opening credits. 2. She makes her way down the hallway, foraging for snacks among the room service carts. A drumstick, a bagel, a large bottle of Lowenbrau. 3. “A hysterectomy. … Continue reading

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