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New Eisenstein Biopic: Greenaway Goes Loco in Guanajuato – Brenton Film. Peter Greenaway’s new biopic, Eisenstein in Guanajuato, plays fast, loose and salaciously with the factsFilm historian and critic David Robinson attended the Berlinale 2015 première and is incensed about the film’s message Unlucky in Mexico Poor Eisenstein.

New Eisenstein Biopic: Greenaway Goes Loco in Guanajuato – Brenton Film

Everything went so well until 1931–2 and his Mexican adventure. Film of the Week: Eisenstein in Guanajuato - Film Comment. The case of Peter Greenaway, which comes round every now and then, invariably proves to be a troubling one—not least for those of us who were once bowled over by the British filmmaker’s inventiveness and sheer individuality.

Film of the Week: Eisenstein in Guanajuato - Film Comment

At the peak of his visibility, Greenaway managed to pull off a near-impossible feat, successfully operating as a cerebral conceptualist within the normally conservative waters of British art cinema. Greenaway’s 1980s films were narrative on a relatively accessible level, but they were only incidentally about story: “Cinema is far too rich and capable a medium to be merely left to the storytellers,” he once declared. In the 1980s and early ’90s, I would have considered myself a hardcore Greenaway supporter, relishing the way that he proposed so many challenges to the conventional wisdom, especially in Britain, of what narrative films should be. But for me, his work started to go badly wrong once it ceased to take into account the pleasures of a possible audience.

Holiday romance: Peter Greenaway on his new film about Sergei Eisenstein’s secret affair — The Calvert Journal. Pioneer of montage and a staple of film courses around the world, Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein is revered as one of cinema’s founding fathers.

Holiday romance: Peter Greenaway on his new film about Sergei Eisenstein’s secret affair — The Calvert Journal

So it’s no surprise that Russian officialdom in its crackdown on free expression and repressive stance on homosexuality has been touchy about Peter Greenaway’s depiction of the iconic figure in his new feature Eisenstein in Guanajuato, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival last month. The British auteur displays his typically transgressive irreverence in depicting the national hero’s tempestuous ten-day love affair with a male guide in Mexico, offending a Russia that previously lauded him for decimating capitalist vulgarity in his 1989 masterpiece The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover.

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"Am I Gonna Move?" by Donna Cunningham

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David Lynch Debuts Lady Blue Shanghai

In the past, he lent his filmmaking talents to Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani and others (watch the ads here). And now it’s Dior. All of Wes Anderson's Cinematic Commercials: Watch His Spots for Prada, American Express, H&M & More. They say a filmmaker qualifies as an auteur if you can identify their work from any given shot.

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That might strike even cinephiles as a difficult task unless the filmmaker in question is Wes Anderson, who for twenty years' worth of feature films now has defined and refined a cinematic style increasingly unique to him and his host of regular collaborators. What qualities constitute the unmistakably Andersonian? 200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites...

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All of the movies playing in competition at SXSW receive their world premières at the festival, and the jurors attended the first screening of each one. We saw the movies before they got fingerprints all over them, before there was any critical reputation at all. Just because you're dressed poorly, doesn't mean you're not chuck bass. Watch Blake Lively's 'Gossip Girl' Audition. Domino Kirke Interview - BrightestYoungThings - DC.