Category Archives: Editorial

Be Kinder Than Necessary

  There are hardly any other words I have heard or read more often in the past year in conversations touching on the subject of how we can navigate everything that has been happening than be kind. Something to do … Read More

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Night Train and a Rear Window-like Microcosm of Human Experiences

In Jerzy Kawalerowicz’s Night Train, the setting, an element of suspense and the fact that all the stories unfolding have as common denominator some aspect of love unequivocally reminded me of Rear Window. Read More

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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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