Reviews of Powell and Pressburger works Reviews of Powell and Pressburger works The reviews have been divided into the following sections: The Masters - Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger The Films - Listed by year then alphabetically The People - Actors, Actresses, crew Miscellaneous - Everything else Some articles may deal with more than one person or film, where this happens we have tried to cross reference them. The Masters: Emeric Pressburger Master Storyteller Michael Powell the man himself The Films: (Any reviews are liable to contain spoilers) The People: Note: I have only included the people that I have articles about. There were many more people involved in the making of these films. Michael Powell the man himself Emeric Pressburger Master Storyteller Miscellaneous: Sources for the contemporary reviews include: Monthly Film Bulletin (MFB) Monthly Film Bulletin was a monthly mag for cineastes, containing reviews of all films, no articles or photos.
David Cronenberg Says Social Media Is Killing the Role of | Criticwire By Max O'Connell | Criticwire January 5, 2015 at 2:14PM Cronenberg and others believe that the role of the professional critic has been diminished by Rotten Tomatoes and other sites. Are they right? The argument that the role of the professional critic is dying is nothing new (Armond White just lamented the profession's "loss of independence" a few hours ago), but it certainly has a number of new voices adding to it. Even now if you go to Rotten Tomatoes, you have critics and then you have 'Top Critics', and what that really means is that there are legitimate critics who have actually paid their dues and worked hard and are in a legitimate website connected perhaps with a newspaper or perhaps not. Paltrow adds to that sentiment:Filmmaker Jake Paltrow, writer-director of the recent dystopian water-shortage drama "Young Ones," says audiences' reliance upon the star system and the "splat vs. tomato" summations on online aggregators like Rotten Tomatoes is "dangerous" and "pretty scary."
The Overlook Hotel 366 Weird Movies | Celebrating the cinematically surreal, bizarre, cult, oddball, fantastique, strange, psychedelic, and the just plain WEIRD! Film Criticism | Film Criticism recently completed its thirty-seventh year of continuous publication, making it the third oldest academic film journal in the United States. FC has published work by such international scholars as Dudley Andrew, David Bordw Film - Table of Contents After Fear and Desire, the Kubrick analyses are shot by shot, with screen grabs from each. I've been asked why I don't do videos for Youtube or podcasts, but I've opted to handle the analyses in this manner, which would be impossible in a podcast or on Youtube, considering the scope of the project and the amount of cross-analysis of shots done. I began putting the analyses online in 2007, beginning with Kubrick's The Shining and Antonioni's Blow-up. I followed with Eyes Wide Shut, A Clockwork Orange, Zabriskie Point, The Passenger, 2001, Lolita, Day of the Fight, and Killer's Kiss. The majority of the analyses were in place by 2011-2012. The Killing was completed and added in 2016, as well was a more intensive look at Fear and Desire added in 2016. Barry Lyndon is in the works but may take a while. Kubrick Day of the Fight, Kubrick's first film effort, a documentary. Fear and Desire, table of contents Killer's Kiss analysis, table of contents The Killing analysis, table of contents Antonioni
FilmmakerIQ.com Cole Smithey - The Smartest Film Critic in the World Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, "The Shining": What You May (or may not) Have Seen Hidden In The Shining For over thirty years Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of “The Shining” has left perplexing questions in the minds of everyone who’s seen it; and time has been powerless to put this enigmatic movie out of our collective consciousness. ...............I hope you'll enjoy what I’ve written here. . “The important thing is not to stop questioning” - Albert Einstein Stanley Kubrick’s “Shining” was created with the sole purpose of leaving audiences searching for answers to a mystery that has no solution. No one in filmmaking has ever done anything like this. Many attempting to explain this film see things that aren’t there and wonder, why? I didn’t come up with what you’re going to be reading off the top of my head. Did you ever notice in watching Stanley Kubrick’s “Shining” that you never hear any classic horror film noises? ... Can you imagine what it would be like if the audience were able to watch "The Shining" and then leave comments for Stanley Kubrick to look at? ............." ... ..........
Aotg.com - Post Production News, Websites, Articles, Videos, Blogs & More! For Film and Video, Editing, VFX, Sound, Colour, and Animation 6 Scenes We Love About the Sham of Democracy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Did you vote today? If not, is it because you don’t think your vote matters? We’re long past the days of Frank Capra, although his movies weren’t exactly free of the evils of the system; they just treated them as the stuff of villains and seemed hopeful about idealism and democracy in the end. The following scenes are not ones we love because we think democracy is truly a sham. Throwing Away the Votes from Election (1999) Beginning with a story that’s seemingly small and innocent compared to the national electoral process, Alexander Payne’s high school movie can actually be seen as a representation of the bigger picture. “What Do We Do Now?” Being a politician is so much more about the election than the job itself, or so it often seems in real life. Honesty at the South Central Church from Bulworth (1998) Warren Beatty’s political comedy owes a lot to The Candidate, but he aims for more political incorrectness. “There is No Democracy” from Network (1976)
Seriously Exhaustive Analysis of 'The Shining' Shows Kubrick's Inversion of King's Novel The documentary Room 237 has been called a "DIY mashup" of the many theories put forward over the years as interpretations of Stanley Kubricks's 1980 horror classic, The Shining. And there is good reason for viewers to puzzle over the film 33 years after its release: The Shining tends to be opaque, even though its corridors are well-lit. I recently found what is arguably the most exhaustive examination of how Kubrick adapted Stephen King's novel into the script he wrote with Diane Johnson. Click below to read the post and see how Kubrick took King's novel and made movie history! Unlike Kubrick's famously unrealized biography of Napoleon, The Shining got made. Stanley Kubrick wrote and directed The Shining with the intention of turning out a blockbuster, after the lush but relatively financially unsuccessful Barry Lyndon. Read, And Ye Shall Find This one is no different. So while many have noted the mysteries of the moving furniture: According to Jonny53:
El periódico más breve: Un poco de lenguaje cinematográfico Aprendamos hoy algo del lenguaje que utilizan los cineastas para procurarnos distintas sensaciones. Nos valdremos para ello de extractos de la película El vampiro de Dusseldorf (1931), rodada por el genial Fritz Lang. Lo esencial es saber qué es un plano, es decir, lo que la cámara capta en una única toma. La escala de planos Primer plano Vemos el busto del personaje, el rostro ocupa gran parte de la pantalla, sus sentimientos quedan al descubierto. Plano medio Los cuerpos se muestran hasta la cintura, a menudo se recurre a este plano para mostrar conversaciones entre personajes. Plano 3/4, también llamado plano americano El famoso plano americano, cuyo uso se extendió gracias a las películas del oeste, para mostrar las cartucheras de los pistoleros. Plano general Plano en el que vemos la figura entera de los personajes y el escenario en el que se mueven. El plano picado frente al contrapicado Plano picado Plano contrapicado El resultado tras el montaje. La vivacidad de un tímido plano secuencia
Marc Valdez Weblog: "Better Call Saul" Filming Locations - Season 2 This post is the third of six posts regarding "Better Call Saul" filming locations (last updated November 21, 2018). This post focuses on Season 2 locations. The Blog Sidebar contains links to Filming Location posts. These include: Eight "Breaking Bad" filming location posts;Three additional posts regarding "Breaking Bad" related subjects;Six "Better Call Saul" filming location posts;Two additional posts regarding "Better Call Saul" related subjects;Two links to OldeSaultie's Google maps of "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul" filming location sites. --------------------------"A Guidebook To 'Breaking Bad' Filming Locations: Albuquerque as Physical Setting and Indispensable Character" To avoid unnecessary friction, I have redacted the addresses of all single-family homes in the book. The pictures in the print edition are black-and-white, in order to keep costs down. Print, Kindle. The First Edition (Publication date November 3, 2018; 290 pages) of this book can be ordered at these links: