Category Archives: Film

Three Films by Wong Kar Wai

In the Mood for Love

  I have watched only three films by Wong Kar Wai and I loved them all. I don’t know what I will feel about the rest of them, but the fact that the movies I have seen spoke to me … Read More

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The Poster Art of Hans Hillmann

The poster art of Hans Hillmann -Shadows

Hans Hillmann poster for Shadows (John Cassavetes, 1959)   One of the pieces of film memorabilia in our home that I cherish the most is the Metropolis poster designed by Schulz-Neudamm, which is unequivocally included on every possible list of … Read More

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Ryan Gosling and His Otherworldly “Drive” Jacket

Ryan Gosling Drive jacket

  That’s Ryan Gosling at the wheel. After all the singing and dancing in La La Land, here is a little reminder that he can do tough, too (but then again, he can take on any role). Gosling is Driver … Read More

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Talking Movies before the Oscars

Talking Movies before the Oscars

La La Land illustration by Thomas Danthony.   Of all the films of last year, I think the one I was most reluctant to see was La La Land. It turned out to become one of my favourites (although it … Read More

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Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

  Sidney Lumet’s Making Movies is the kind of book you can’t just leaf through. You read every word and you do it on one reading, just like the director says he always used to read the scripts – because … Read More

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