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City Lights: the Hand that Touches the Angel

When I recently revisited Chaplin’s City Lights (this time on big screen—a rare opportunity, for which I’m extremely grateful), the film’s famous ending sequence struck a chord with me in a way that it had never done before. 1,036 more words


The Second Awakening of Christa Klages (von Trotta, 1978)

Margarethe von Trotta’s first solo directing effort – after co-directing the great The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum with Volker Schlondorff – is an immaculately acted, compelling debut. 467 more words

One Last Number Before We Go: L'Argent

So hey! I’m starting a new series, because I don’t have enough apparently. Something has always fascinated me about great director’s later films. Wouldn’t, as you get more practice and more experience, make deeper and more complex films? 1,734 more words


NYC Street Photography Club. 

A few months ago I started a street photography club that focuses more on discussing the art as opposed to photo walks. I couldn’t find a group that had regular discussion meetings so I started one. 52 more words


Influences: Brassai and Bresson

His photographic collection of prostitutes, pimps, nudes, couples romantically interested in each other and of other taboo subjects give his other works a seedy tone; an empty dark street with a lamp post or bench becomes a waiting spot for men and women of the night to take part in their sexual exploits. 461 more words


A Touch of Cultural Leprosy

Oh Korea you try so hard and still come up short but I’m impressed by the gains made over these last three years. Today was about the art or practice of taking and processing photographs. 717 more words


The Devil, Probably: A Review Based on Reflections, Mirrors and the Oblique

Name: The Devil, Probably

Composer: Robert Bresson

Score: 7/10

Within the knowledge-based reality of the 21st century, it is often shocking when one cannot find something that they desire. 855 more words