Category Archives: A Week of Malick

Movie Review: The Tree of Life

Where were You? Sometimes the most seemingly unimportant shot can stay with you for days. This was the case with one shot in Terrence Malick’s film, The Tree of Life. Not unlike with Malick’s other work, the first viewing of … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: The New World

In 2005, Terrence Malick returned to cinema to give us his most poetic film yet, The New World. After he abandoned production on a film about Che Guevara, Malick decided to finally film a script he wrote in the late … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: The Thin Red Line

“Where is it that we were together? Who were you that I lived with? The brother. The friend. Darkness, light. Strife and love. Are they the workings of one mind? The features of the same face? Oh, my soul. Let … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: Days of Heaven

Returning after six years, a relatively short time-frame for him, Terrence Malick delivered his sophomore film, Days of Heaven. As strong as his debut Badlands was, who would have expected a film as accomplished as Days of Heaven turned out … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: Badlands

“At this moment, I didn’t feel shame or fear, but just kind of blah, like when you’re sitting there and all the water’s run out of the bathtub.” Terrence Malick’s Badlands has a certain unique beauty unlike any other film, … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick

It is rare for a filmmaker to cause violent opposing reactions among film viewers; Terrence Malick is one of these filmmakers. The Illinois born recluse auteur represents different things to different people. To some, his films mean meandering pacing, boredom … Continue reading

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