Category Archives: Editorial

Editorial: She’s Earned Those Stripes

Jean Arthur in “The Talk of the Town”, 1942 | Columbia Pictures   The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   Nora Shelley is wearing a men’s striped oversized pajamas when the entire town barges … Read More

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Editorial: Driving Steve McQueen (When Porsche Beat Ford)

Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset in “Bullitt”, 1968 | Solar Productions   It’s the car, it’s the casual elegance, it’s this time of year, it’s the times. It was Steve McQueen’s Mustang – a very fast, dark green 1968 Ford … Read More

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Editorial: Through a Glass, Darkly

In Andrei Zvyagintsev’s “Elena” (2011), there is striking contrast between the natural light and the dark underlay of the story that even taps into noir, but the narrative is so disquieting and subtly gripping, further enhanced by the beautiful original score by Philip Glass, with the shocking element that occurs so seamlessly entwined into the pensive minimalism of the film. Read More

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Editorial: All the Comfort in the World, No Compassion

Yohannes Kuhnke and Lisa Loven Kongsli in ”Force Majeure”, 2014 | BLS Business Location Südtirol-Alto Adige, Beofilm   The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema     Back in 2014, one of my favourite films … Read More

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Editorial: In Space No One Can Hear You Scream

Forty years ago today, one of the sci-fi defining films, Ridley Scott’s “Alien” had its premiere, introducing audiences to one of cinema’s greatest sci-fi characters. Read More

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