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On The Seventh Art In The Age Of The Digital.

Inverting The Setpiece. Kelly Reichardt’s Night Moves.

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In Arthur Penn’s 1975 film Night Moves, a movie that shares a name with American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt’s latest picture, but little else, that film’s protagonist, the outta-be-iconic Harry Moseby pointedly declares that he “saw a Rohmer film once. It was kinda like watching paint dry”. Some might apply the same sentiment towards the work of Reichardt, a thoughtful, temporally daring filmmaker.  Continue reading

Jim Hillier. RIP.

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In cinephile circles there are a number of figures upon whom enough tribute can ever be paid. Continue reading

Welles Begins. Too Much Johnson.

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While Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is, quite rightfully, held up as cinema’s greatest debut, the tale of Charles Foster Kane wasn’t the first time the American filmmaker stepped behind the camera.

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The Masters Of Cinema Unveil Their Plans For Quarter Four Of 2014.

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Earlier today Eureka Video and their Masters Of Cinema imprint revealed their plans for the remaining months of 2014.

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The Criterion Memorandum. November 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

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Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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It’s a really strong week for new releases on home video.  Continue reading

Exile On Wall Street. Abel Ferrara’s Welcome To New York.

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The legendary American l’enfant terrible Abel Ferrara returns with a film which pokes and shakes things up from the off.

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Lauren Bacall. RIP.

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What a stinker of a week.

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Robin Williams. RIP.

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Growing up in the early-1990s there were few actors quite as ubiquitous with the period as Robin Williams. Continue reading

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