Category Archives: Film

Summer Soundtrack

Summer soundtrack

  Last summer I was sharing my playlist for the season. This time around, I thought it would make much more sense to make a compilation of my favourite songs from the soundtracks of my favourite summer movies (some of … Read More

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Tennis on Film: My Five Picks

Favourite tennis movies Strangers on A Train

  There is a reason why I haven’t tried to put together my passion for cinema and my interest in tennis until now. There are simply not many films about tennis. And, to be completely honest, there are no good … Read More

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The Rocket

The Rocket 2013

  The Rocket (2013) is Australian documentarian Kim Mordaunt’s first full-length feature. The director previously documented Laos life and its minefields in Bomb Harvest (2007). The idea for the film came to him because he wanted to tell the story … Read More

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Du cinématographe by Jean Cocteau

The art of cinema Jean Cocteau

    “I am rather surprised whenever I hear people chatter on about poetry in cinematography, the fantastic in cinematography and, particularly, ‘escapism’, a fashionable term which implies that the audience is trying to get out of itself, while in … Read More

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One Day That Summer: Steve McQueen and Le Mans

Steve McQueen and Le Mans

  Steve McQueen. A hip personality, a special kind of existential cool, detached and rebellious, his own guy, a tough guy, who loved cars and speed, a self-made man who reached the heights of stardom and then almost lost it … Read More

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