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Quick Review: Alice in the Cities (1974)

Alice in the Cities marks Wim Wenders’s first foray into the road movie genre, which has arguably become his trademark. Alice, in terms of themes and shooting style, is a starting block for his 1984 film Paris, Texas, a sprawling journey of a work that he’s known best for. 299 more words


PINA (2011)

Director of Photography: Hélène Louvart and Jörg Widmer

Director: Wim Wenders

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Movie Quote of the Day - Hammett, 1982 (dir. Wim Wenders)

Hammett: Would you be dippy enough Angel to spend a little shoe leather?
Kit Conger: Doing what?
Hammett: Looking for Gary Salt.
Kit Conger: Who the hell are you now?

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National Cinemas: Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas

A note: Technically, Wings of Desire is the only one of these two films in the German language and the only which takes place in Germany, but both are thematically very similar and so interconnected it seemed inappropriate to reflect on one without the other. 1,692 more words


Wim Wenders on Claire Denis

Later this month we publish The Films of Claire Denis: Intimacy at the Border. Edited by Marjorie Vecchio, and including interviews with Denis’ crew and the director herself, this volume throws breathtaking insight on the work and critical impact of one of the most challenging and respected of contemporary filmmakers. 1,203 more words

Visual Culture


Exuberant, sparkling, and wondrously surreal, Pina is a spectacular show of stagecraft; a richly cinematic homage to modern dance and one of its premier authors; and an inspired simulacrum – a jewel-box that contains more of choreographer Pina Bausch’s kinetic soul than film has any right to. 535 more words