Love Story (1970): of wit and banter

It’s one of those books that you need to be aware for pop-culture reference. But I never realised how well crafted it was. It’s a 100+ page novel that Erich Segal extracted from his 1970 screenplay of the same film title. It’s minimal, straight to the point, not much description, all-dialogue (not surprised there since … Continue reading Love Story (1970): of wit and banter

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Ang Kwento Nating Dalawa (The Story Of Us That Never Was) – Slow and quiet and understandably so

Contemplative cinema is not for everyone. The extended takes and minimal dialogue can be tedious. Without the proper skill, this technique can test the viewers patience. And that's how I felt on the first half of this film. The script delivered but also has it's misses, like when they're walking from LRT 2 to LRT … Continue reading Ang Kwento Nating Dalawa (The Story Of Us That Never Was) – Slow and quiet and understandably so