Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher

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'Mr Eisenstein, I understand you are connected with the Kyenee-ma. I witnessed a Kye-nimatograph performance once.' - J. J. Thompson

Favorite films

  • Ugetsu
  • A Dog's Life
  • The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
  • Kummatty

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  • Long Day's Journey Into Night

    ★★★★★

  • Lady, Play Your Mandolin!

    ★★★

  • I Heard

    ★★★½

  • Goldielocks and the Three Bears

    ★★★½

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  • A Jungle Jumble

    A Jungle Jumble

    ★★★★

    You've proved to me that all this ultraviolence and killing is wrong, wrong, and terribly wrong. I've learned me lesson, sir. I've seen now what I've never seen before. I'm cured!

  • Lace

    Lace

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I had trouble following the plot, in part because of the problems with the subtitles, so here's the auto-translated plot summary from Glagoleva's and Macheret's Советские художественные фильмы (Soviet Feature Films).

    Based on the story of M. Kolosov "Stengaz", dedicated to the life of the Komsomol and working youth.

    End of the 20s. The Komsomol cell of the lace factory is suppressed by the authority of its secretary, the local Leonardo da Vinci. Boredom and dying melancholy reign in cell…

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  • Woos Whoopee

    Woos Whoopee

    Even cats ignored Prohibition.

  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    ★★★★½

    Justine seems to be linked to mythology of Diana - who's vowed never to marry, the goddess of domesticated spaces, who was spied upon while bathing, the goddess who guides people between death and life, linked to animals and the Moon (or other celestial bodies).