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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


LM to the rescue.....

Having tried to find a cure for my malaise, we thought a day out would do the trick.  Initially we thought a quick flip along the coast to Eastbourne, via some beautiful country routes and back for lunch. 773 more words

The Art of Politics and Film

My most recent foray into film theory is The Art of Politics and Film (Orr, 2000). Chapter 5 is titled The Art of Identity: Greenaway, Jarman, Jordan. 913 more words

Film Theory

for the murdered and wounded of Orlando

The end of Derek Jarman’s memoir At Your Own Risk:

I’m alone again. I sit watching the sun go down, peach as my grandmother’s table-cloth behind the nuclear power station. 203 more words