Some films are hard to describe in words because they are purely cinematic. Such is the case with The Red Turtle, a nationally complex production between France and Japan, directed by the British-Dutch Michael Dudok de Wit, and distributed by… 276 more words
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“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”
These oft-used but potent words from the late Carl Sagan stuck in my head recently whilst trying to decipher The Tree of Life (2011), somewhat in vain. 3,626 more words
The other night Terrence Malick’s new film Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey screened at the New Zealand International Film Festival Autumn events in Auckland.
Although I’ve found Malick’s films a little too long and ponderous, this one I enjoyed more than his others because of its sparseness and its lack of human narrative and human characters. 310 more words