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The Squid and the Whale Blu-Ray Review

Nominated for best original screenplay at the 2006 Academy Awards, Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale squid1makes its way onto Blu-ray courtesy of the Criterion Collection.

The best cutting edge Black & White films since the 70s

Since Woody Allen’s seminal film Manhattan (1979) which was specifically shot in Black & White to give New York city a “great look” and Scorsese’s Raging Bull (1980) starring Robert De Niro, key filmmakers have chosen to shoot in Black and White for a number of reasons - to focus on the narrative, stylistically or perhaps set itself apart from the competition. Celebrating the World Premiere of cult film in the making – I PLAY WITH THE PHRASE EACH OTHER at Raindance Film Festival this year on 2 October, we look at the best cutting edge indie films which took Black and White to the next level…

Frances Ha Review

Noah Baumbach’s monochromatic decision here speak volumes about how he’s approaching this particular story.