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Jumps down and up

This day was the outstandingly emotional one.

Since the very night of yesterday I had been in a great anxiety about my sketches and their scarce. 410 more words


Tuesday. Cinema and PD

So, here we are. It’s late for me – ten hours but I know I need to write.

I hardly got up to go to the films’ watching lesson. 542 more words


Florence Foster Jenkins (Frears, 16)

Florence Foster Jenkins is a charming late-summer salve for blockbuster-itis. Florence is beautifully rendered, with striking production design and lavish finishes that perfectly evoke the era. 96 more words


Luna's Revenge - Tree number 1

Started to make a tree a couple days ago.  And not by planting any seeds.  I made a tree out of wire, cardboard, paint and paper and I gotta say, I’m pretty happy with it.   188 more words

As close to the first time as it gets

I got into film making because of Star Wars. In the summer of 1982, at the age of 10, I walked over a kilometre on my own to my local cinema to watch – alone ­­– … 707 more words

Stelios Polychronakis

Mirrors, Tulips and Kokoschka

Roman Polanski’s Carnage was on TV a couple of nights ago, and I finally got to watch it (watching films on BBC HD is a real treat for detail-obsessed film buffs by the way -the broadcast quality is superb). 358 more words

Stelios Polychronakis

The symbolism of rocks

I am a big fan of Antonioni but watching L’Avventura left me with mixed feelings. There are scenes of profound sincerity and poignancy. There are also scenes of awkward, mundane action – which is one of Antonioni’s hallmarks and works perfectly in films like… 300 more words

Stelios Polychronakis