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On The Seventh Art In The Age Of The Digital.

From Rathbone To Ratcatcher. Scotland On Film.

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I like Scotland. I also respect the fact that they have a very tough decision to make today*. To distract, here’s the obligatory list of a couple of Scottish films that I’m very fond of. Continue reading

Introducing London Symphony.

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Friend of Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second Alex Barrett is crowd funding his latest film. Continue reading

The Criterion Memorandum. December 2014.

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Welcome to this month’s Criterion Memorandum. Join us, as we take a look at the latest announcements from the esteemed US boutique home video label.  Continue reading

Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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Truffaut, Jarmusch and Dassin reign.

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L’univers de Jacques Demy. The Quiet Heroines. Lola And Bay Of Angels.

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Lola, Jacques Demy’s first feature-length movie was produced in 1961 and saw the filmmaker collaborate with two of the most influential figures of the French cinema of the era. Continue reading

L’univers de Jacques Demy. The Foundation Stones. His Early Short Films.

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Welcome to the first of four articles covering the career of Jacques Demy. Demy’s world is amongst the most unique and intriguing as they come, his work existing in a beautifully realised, self-contained universe. Over the next couple of weeks we will be taking a look at how this came to be. Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Walter R. Booth: The British Georges Méliès. Part 2.

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Rob Girvan returns with the second part of a two-part charting of the life and work of early British cinema pioneer Walter R. Booth. Continue reading

The Wonderful World of Walter R. Booth: The British Georges Méliès. Part 1.

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Over the next two days Rob Girvan will be taking a lengthy look at British filmmaker Walter Robert Booth, a largely forgotten pioneer from the early days of cinema. Continue reading

Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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It’s a quiet week in home video.

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