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XL Popcorn - Suspiria / Caravaggio

Two weeks later and this is no longer a wrist problem, but my whole right arm and shoulder. The dictated reviews shall continue on.

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Day 11: WITTGENSTEIN (Derek Jarman, UK, 1993)

Jarman’s penultimate film, an imaginative biopic of the great Austrian-born philosopher. I can’t make any definite claims as to accuracy in terms of historical facticity or the representation of actual philosophical ideas—but who really wants realism when an artist as endlessly inventive as Jarman is involved? 219 more words

Film Reviews

Queer Lisboa 20 is dedicated to Derek Jarman - check out our recommendations.

There are a lot of fantastic movies in this years Queer Lisboa Film Festival. We have focused on Derek Jarman’s works because its the first time we have seen a program that gathers most of what he has done. 462 more words



Enjoyed Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of The Devils.

Richard Crouse has done a fine job putting together research materials and interviews, some of them original, to tell the story of Ken Russell’s masterpiece. 813 more words


Blue - Beneath a Color, Beyond a Film

Blue (1993)

Director: Derek Jarman


What do you think of when you see the color blue? The sky? The sea? What does blue mean to you? 655 more words


The Inextricable Intertwining of Disco and Movies

In retrospect, it’s surprising there weren’t more disco movies. It’s not that there was a shortage – “Dim All The Lights: Disco and the Movies… 906 more words


... good book ...

I have been back in UK for a week now. As, I anticipated my return I hoped that I might find some eagerness to return to regularly posting. 160 more words