Archives for March 30, 2013

Revisiting Jesse and Celine’s Holy Moments “Before Sunrise”

In January of 1995, when I first watched Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise, I think I liked the idea of the movie more than the movie itself.I loved the idea of two strangers meeting on a train, spontaneously jumping off in Vienna, and wandering through the city's night life lost in a meandering and unpredictable conversation. It was as rare a pleasure for moviegoers then as it is today. (Note: Abbas Kairostami's┬áCertified Copy may have been inspired, in part, by this film, and it's my … [Read more...]