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Moving pictures, #58

Continuing on with the movies posts in a world in which superheroes, should they start to appear, would actually look like the good guys…

Housekeeping… 1,789 more words



So I had a pretty busy weekend and only by Sunday I’ve realized that the São Paulo International Film Festival had started out. Years before, there were times when I was so excited about the festival, taking days off to spend the whole day in theaters, running from one session to another, cracking up my head to work out a schedule where I could watch all the movies that interested me. 458 more words


35th Pordenone Silent Film Festival diary - Day #1 - Greta Garbo and Jean Vigo

Being at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival (Le Giornate del Cinema Muto) to me is nothing short than a dream come true. Therefore, it is only fair that I pay tribute to the experience by compiling a diary in which I will chronicle the cinematic discoveries that I will make during my permanence at the festival. 1,581 more words


Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 2016: Pordenone post No 1

You don’t have to be a Giornate regular to know that everything old is new again … but it helps. So, as the Pordenone Silent Film Festival celebrates its 35th birthday, we welcome a new era, with Jay Weissberg taking over as director. 990 more words

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Director Profile: Jean Vigo (1905-1934)

In the halls of cinematic “what-ifs” there is the career of Jean Vigo. Vigo’s career was a short-lived but highly influential one. He only made four films in his time as a director; three short films:  791 more words