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Mason Currey on the Daily Rituals of Famous Artists

While procrastinating on a writing assignment on a Sunday afternoon in July 2007, Mason Currey (@masoncurrey, a writer based in Los Angeles) started a blog called… 1,119 more words


Cries and Whispers (1972)

Dir. Ingmar Bergman. Starring Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann

Cries and Whispers is planted in a middle ground between the theatrical and the cinematic. As a play, it works for the uncanny focus on its primary characters, the rapidly understandable emotions each character holds back, the dramatic moments of pain, the rich setting in absolutely unbelievable color. 1,477 more words


Moving pictures 2017, #1

The first film post of 2017. I’m not planning on watching as many films this year as last, since I’m hoping Ill be spending that time doing other things, like writing. 2,044 more words


Framing European Cinema: Ingmar Bergman

Framing European Cinema: Part III
Ingmar Bergman – The Seventh Seal (AB Svensk Filmindustri, 1957)

As an icon of European Cinema and modern cinematography, Ingmar Bergmans ‘ 538 more words


Top 100 Films #49 - Autumn Sonata (1978)

#49. Autumn Sonata (1978)
Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
Written by: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Bjork

Sweden’s Ingmar Bergman knew familial drama like few others before or after them, and his 1978 film Autumn Sonata may very well be one of his most powerful late-career projects.   409 more words


The Eyes of My Mother ★

Nicolas Pesce’s directorial debut The Eyes of My Mother presents scenes that are all disturbing. The black-and-white horror film is a fever dream of sorts that depicts a tragedy that occurs to a young girl’s family during her childhood and the resulting loneliness that lingers into the girl’s adulthood. 526 more words

Round-up of 2016 and plans for 2017

The year 2016 finally delivered to me the thing all artists need: a stable income. The income doesn’t need to be big enough to fund a huge project; I’m talking about regular money so that you don’t have to shed all your plumage from stress when something very normal like a lease agreement needs to be signed, or you need to update your once-every-twenty-years tetanus inoculation! 1,038 more words