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My Favourite Films of 2017 (Part II)

Phantom Thread

No Oscars talk this year, no Oscars watching, no Oscars coverage. I would rather talk about my personal favourite films of last year. This is part two, as I shared a few other preferences last November (although I am sure … Read More

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Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread 2017

M.R. James’ ghost stories. A Christmas Carol. Beatrix Potter’s The Tailor of Gloucester. A particular moment from Paul Thomas Anderson’s personal life when he was sick in bed and his wife was taking care of him, and his imagination just … Read More

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Le Redoutable: In Conversation with Costume Designer Sabrina Riccardi

Interview Le Redoutable

Adapted by Michel Hazanavicius from Anne Wiazemsky’s own memoirs, titled Un An Après (or One Year After), Le Redoutable tells the story of Anne’s life with Jean-Luc Godard, with Louis Garrel and Stacy Martin in the lead roles. Anne made … Read More

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The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth 2015

“A photographer is literally somebody drawing with light, a man writing and rewriting the world with lights and shadows.” That’s how Wim Wenders begins his documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado, The Salt of the Earth (2015), which he filmed together … Read More

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Diane Keaton: The Real Look Behind Annie Hall

Style in Film Diane Keaton in Annie Hall

Annie Hall (Diane Keaton) has just met Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) for a double match at a tennis club in Manhattan and now she is getting ready to engage him in their first conversation. They’re back in street clothes, which, … Read More

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