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One time, my mother strongarmed me into leaving work early (something my supervisor doesn’t like me to do without a lot of notice) to attend a short performance my child was in. 630 more words

The Smell of Tannis Root

I didn’t know that Rosemary’s baby was based on a book by the same name (a 1967 best seller by Ira Levin). Growing up the only references ever made to the story were of Mia Farrow playing the main character in Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the text. 363 more words

The Pianist | 2002

Directed by Roman Polanski

Starred Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

I have to admit I was too naive, too naive not care about anything but myself. After watching this movie, I really really appreciate and cherish that we were born in this peaceful era. 325 more words


"The Babadook" (2014) REVIEW

This review originally appeared on Letterboxd.

If 60s-era Roman Polanksi and 80s-era Tim Burton had a baby (and lord knows, Roman would try), the resultant drooling beast would be this film. 28 more words