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The Red Turtle

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

Beautiful Shot

Tree of Life (2011)

Dp: Chivo Lubezki

Director: Terrence Malick

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Quote - OCD - The Thin Red Line

I’d like to share with you a quote which I’d hoped to use at the front of my forthcoming poetry book, Begging the Question. The quote is from my favourite film, The Thin Red Line. 272 more words


Today I Watched: The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)

The Tree of Life (dir. Terrence Malick, 2011)

Score: 7½ out of 10.

Today I Watched

Terrence Malick

It would be difficult for me to make a film about contemporary America today. We live in such dark times and we have gradually lost our open spaces. 836 more words

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A Cosmic Look at "Tree of Life"


“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

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Film Review: Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016) Terrence Malick

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