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Read Instead…in Print

  “If we could only find the courage to leave our destiny to chance, to accept the fundamental mystery of our lives, then we might be closer to the sort of happiness that comes with innocence.”   Read instead…in print … Read More

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Jeanne par Jeanne Moreau

Jeanne par Jeanne Moreau is a visual and written self-portrait of a legend. “So who are we?Elusive, always in the making, ephemeral like the butterfly or long-lasting like the great wines, we create dreams, we provoke those who look at us, stuck in their solitude.” Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

Cary Grant’s Suit: Nine Movies That Made Me the Wreck I Am Today has humour in it. Just like a good film (that is not a comedy) has humour in it (like Hitchcock’s). Just like life (amidst hardships, tragedy, rises and falls) has humour in it. Todd McEwen writes from a very personal point of view. Movies are truly woven into his life and it’s absolutely thrilling to read how he meanders through some of the movies that have marked him in one way or another. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

In his book, The World Is Ever Changing, Nicolas Roeg writes one page about his personal life and upbringing, and the rest of the 236 pages about film and filmmaking. I love that. He tells the story of a true visual storyteller, one whose faith in the imagination nullifies all reasoning and who was always “willing to leap into the unknown – that way you’re investing in the future”. Read More

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Read instead…in Print

“It’s only when rehearsals start, and the characters begin to be people, that I see what’s happening and what has to be made stronger. That’s when I begin to have my ideas.” Mike Nichols: A Life, by Mark Harris. Read instead…in print Read More

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