cutting on the action

photography and film – facts, ideas, values

FILM REVIEWS Once Upon a Time in Anatolia [2010]






The Wages of Truth: Close-Up on “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”


Duncan Gray, MUBI, 23 August 2012.


Once Upon a Time in Anatolia


Philip French, Observer, 18 March 2012

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film, a thriller as challenging as Antonioni’s Blow-Up, is his finest work to date



Once Upon a Time in Anatolia


Peter Bradshaw Guardian, 15 March 2012

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s new film is long and difficult, and perhaps not for everyone, but I can only say it is a kind of masterpiece: audacious, uncompromising and possessed of a mysterious grandeur in its wintry pessimism.


Advertisements

August 24, 2012 Posted by | Nuri Bilge Ceylan | | Leave a comment

FILM 250 mostly obscure, mostly overlooked, and/or mostly unloved films. [apparently]



Ain’t Nobody’s Blues But My Own

— Flying in the face of consensus — A selection of 250 mostly obscure,
mostly overlooked, and/or mostly unloved films.



From They Shoot Horses Don’t They? With an intro by Bill Georgaris. 29 February 2012. Update of 2010 compilation.


Useful: a thumb-nail graphic for each film, so it’s easy to run through the three-column layout. Each potted review has a few links to other reviews.



August 20, 2012 Posted by | film, film list | Leave a comment

FILM So You Want My Job: Screenwriter



So You Want My Job: Screenwriter


Brett and Kate Mckay, The Art of Manliness, 10 August 2012



August 12, 2012 Posted by | screenwriting | | Leave a comment

FILM Screenwriting 2.0 in the Classroom? Teaching the Digital Screenplay



Screenwriting 2.0 in the Classroom? Teaching the Digital Screenplay


Andrew Kenneth Gay, Frames Film Journal, Issue 1 2012 [University of St Andrews]


Table of Contents Issue 1



August 4, 2012 Posted by | screenplay | | Leave a comment

FILM DIRECTOR Bertrand Tavernier



Bertrand Tavernier

by

Carloss James Chamberlin


Senses of Cinema, 5 October 2003



August 2, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | | Leave a comment