The Passenger (1975) – The Daily Movie Wallpaper – Maria Schneider

  The Daily Movie Wallpaper Tuesday, December 15, 2009   The Girl (Maria Schneider): People disappear every day.David Locke (Jack Nicholson): Every time they leave the room.   Everything about this Michelangelo Antonioni film speaks to me. Its undercurrent spirituality of man as a journeying stowaway and the intrinsic feeling of being hellbent on traveling…

L’avventura (1960) – Daily Movie Wallpaper – Monica Vitti

[ View Image (1024×766) ][ View Image (1280×957) ] The Daily Movie Wallpaper Wednesday, September 23, 2009   Of all the mysteries of cinema I wonder about, the long sleeve polka dotted top Monica Vitti wears is one of the greater ones. Where did it come from? How did Michelangelo Antonioni react to seeing it?…

L’Eclisse (1962) – Movie Wallpaper; RIP Michelangelo Antonioni

[ View Image (711×1000) ] [ View Image (717×1000) ] [ View Image (1024×698) ] [ View Image (1024×708) ] The passing of filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni is extremely sad. The painstaking detail he crafted his films, their narratives, point of views and environments is something of timeless cinema beauty. When watching his films, whether it’s…