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Winter Sleep: The Art of Impotence

By Aaron Finlay

This thinking person’s film pivots around three austere questions. At the head: Is it within the power of thought to comprehend its own conditions? 1,247 more words


The Making of Art is not Pretty

Most movies tell stories.  Mr. Turner, about the English painter J.M.W. Turner just shows slices of his later life, giving the viewer a deep understanding of what drove the brilliant but eccentric artist. 441 more words

Chris Pisarra

Something Blue

It was just like in the movies.

Coup de foudre. Love at first sight. Strangers crossing paths share a moment – strangers no more. Standing still in the middle of the road. 876 more words


Winter Sleep - "Intimate, Spectacular & Masterful"

Winter Sleep, the new film from the Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan, has all the key components of a fairy tale, ‘but its magic blows in whispering breaths, raising the hairs on your arms even as you barely notice the air’s movement’ (Telegraph, UK). 179 more words


Francesco Rosi, Palme d’Or-Winning Italian Director, Dies at 92

ROME — Italian director Francesco Rosi, known for socially engaged investigative dramas, including 1972 Palme d’Or winner “The Mattei Affair,” and for his depiction of the complex roots of corruption in Italy, died Saturday at his home in Rome. 718 more words


#42 Melancholia

Everybody deals with fear in different ways. It is a powerful emotion that will make people judge activities, things and people in sometimes irrational ways. I have friends who are afraid of clowns, swimming, rollercoasters and no matter how I explain that these things are nothing to be afraid of, common sense will never outweigh the fear in the back of their mind. 684 more words



When we think of the Palme D’or there is an almost instant link with European films. Not to say that there haven’t been undeniably brilliant winners from further west, as… 1,219 more words