All posts by fionapleasance

About fionapleasance

Fiona has loved movies for as long as she can remember. She teaches film history to aspiring filmmakers.

You Are My Destiny

Fritz Lang’s 1921 film Der müde Tod comes to cinemas and Blu-Ray this week. Fiona Pleasance makes a date with Death.

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Courtroom Drama

The newest Criterion Collection Blu-Ray, Sidney Lumet’s 12 Angry Men, hits the shelves in the UK on 15th May. Fiona Pleasance joins the jury.

The premise of 12 Angry Men could hardly be simpler. Almost all of the film takes place in a single room in a New York City courthouse in the mid-1950s, where the members of a jury deliberate on the trial of a young man accused of murdering his father.

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Montages for a Monday Morning

We here at Mostly Film understand your problem.  You want to read the Blog, but you’re rushed off your feet; so much to do, so little time.  So what do we do?  In the classic movie manner, we give you a Montage Sequence: one handy package of compressed time with one overriding outcome: great Montage Sequences. 

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