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.
Book Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children When my brother gave me an Amazon gift card for my birthday, I did something I never do: I bought a book without reading it first. (Usually I read library books, and then buy the ones I know I'll read again.) After finishing Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, I'm glad I took the leap. I won't summarize the plot for you here, but suffice to say this is a YA fantasy supplemented with darkly intriguing vintage photos like the one above. I didn't learn until finishing the book that almost all are actual vintage photos (a few slightly modified), and were not made specifically for the story. On-Campus & Online Classes for Career & Professional Development You’ve got a goal, a drive, a passion. We’ve got over 600 courses to choose from. Courses are offered online or on campus at Harvard. If you have the determination, we have the options—no application required.
Midnight Eye review: Intentions of Murder (Akai Satsui, 1964, Shohei IMAMURA) Approaching Shohei Imamura's Intentions of Murder both requires and rewards the greatest of patience on the behalf of the viewer. At almost two and a half hours in length, its tale of a low-caste household drudge who transcends her lowly situation - not through any reaction against it, but rather by accepting her place within the order of things - will provide rather an endurance test for those unfamiliar with the ethos of the director. However, it also marks the most complete consolidation of the themes that inform his initial cycle of features in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and also puts forward a strangely subversive view of "modern" Japan, at odds with the image promoted in other films of the time. One day, when her husband is away on a work conference, the house is broken into by a thief, Hiraoka (Tsuyuguchi, who later appeared as searching for the missing man in the Imamura's A Man Vanishes / Ningen Johatsu, 1967).
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.
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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.
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