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In the Zone

Our nightly Twilight Zone viewings prompted me to suggest a screening of SADDLE THE WIND — we’d watched a few Zone episodes with western settings, so a Rod Serling-scripted oater seemed worth a punt. 342 more words


My Films Are The Truth: Cassavetes & A Woman Under the Influence

My relationship to the films of John Cassavetes has always been a difficult one. His attention to the overarching emotion of things and his unreasonable characters have, more often than not, driven me up the wall. 1,145 more words


Feeling the (Film Independent) Spirit Awards


By T.T. Stern-Enzi

Photo: (l-r) Alex R. Hibbert as Little and Mahershala Ali as Juan in ‘Moonlight’

I have always been a sucker for the freewheeling and free-spirited appeal of the Film Independent Spirits Awards. 696 more words

Black Eye

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

From the haunting opening notes of a lullaby to the otherworldly aerial shot floating over New York, Rosemary’s Baby is undeniably a stunning Hollywood debut for Roman Polanski. 624 more words


Gena Rowlands and John Cassavetes

Their love. One close to what I can only imagine was creative, affectionate, supportive, high spirited and intense.

I want this someday. #hopelessromantic

Beat Films

About two-thirds of the way through John Waters’ Hairspray, our teen runaways happen upon two crazy Beatniks holed up in an artists’ pad in Baltimore. 1,890 more words

Issue 001

The ASIDESTEPS Canon – b-sides vol. IV

The Canon.  One hundred films with nothing from the top 250 Sight & Sound poll.  These are the b-sides; un-canonised, free from decades of perception and discussion, but great films in their own right.  865 more words

Personal Canon