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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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Editorial: We’ll Always Have the Laughs

In “Teacher’s Pet” (1958), one of the best comedies of all time, Doris Day and Clark Gable bring out the best humour out of each other. Read More

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Editorial: Black and White in Trucolor

There is a sequence in Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar where the lawmen all wear black. Joan Crawford appears in white. It is a crisp and striking visual moment, all the more so since it is a Western noir in color. Read More

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