For those who have not seen the Kubrick "One-Point Perspective" montage, what are you waiting for?
The Bug music video night has set the standard so high, that it's bi-monthly show must be completely top-notch now to avoid mild disappointment. On Thursday only two videos stood out; and for the first time the body of work of the directors (thirtytwo), chosen to be interviewed on stage, is, whisper, not very good.
Having said that, it is still a cracking night!
Contemporary dancer Akram Khan, who wowed at the Olympics Opening Ceremony, has a behind-the-scenes DVD of his latest solo show, HOMELAND.
My take on it, here:
Out on Friday is the latest opus from Ron Fricke, SAMSARA.
The eye of the filmmakers is fantastic – angles, composition, footage speeds and movement.
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A FEW BEST MEN is an alleged “comedy” out this Friday.
It’s a very long time before a laugh is squeezed out of me.
Here’s my take on it:
If you're not doing it "Gangnam Style", what are you doing?
I took these photos of actress Tippi Hedren a couple of years ago. I thought it'd be appropriate to share them again, as the British Film Institute is currently doing a thorough retrospective of Hitchock's work.
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Brains and soul are key; but adrenaline junkies do not fret, there is also much love for an experience that delivers a sucker-punch to the guts via stunningly delivered thrills.
The evaluation of a film
Verb, "to filmaluate”:
To evaluate a film
I am well aware how difficult it is to make a film, put on a stage play, create a television show, write a novel, let alone make something of note. (That appreciation doesn’t stop me from having high standards though.)
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