Monthly Archives: February 2013

LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE

Abbas Kiarostami is an Iranian filmmaker who has been working quite prolifically since the early 1970s. Up to 2008 all of his films took place in Iran, and walked a neo-realist line. Since then he has left his native country … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Thursday, February 28, 2013

“It’s the story that counts.” –Vincente Minnelli

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In Their Words – Wednesday, February 27, 2013

“If you want to make pictures and enjoy making them, you better go out and make something that a lot of people want to see. And then they’ll turn you lose and let you make what you want. And then … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, February 26, 2013

“Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it’s all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters.” –Sam Fuller

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In Their Words – Monday, February 25, 2013

“To me the ideal film — which I’ve never succeeded in making — would be as though the reel were behind one’s eyes and you were projecting it yourself, seeing what you wish to see. This has a great deal in common … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, February 24, 2013

“I didn’t show up at the ceremony to collect any of my first three Oscars. Once I went fishing, another time there was a war on, and on another occasion, I remember, I was suddenly taken drunk.” –John Ford

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Oscars 2013

Sunday is the Eighty-Fifth Academy Awards Ceremony and with it, the conclusion of the Award Season. Twenty-four categories, one hundred and twenty-two nominees, fifty-two movies… It’s time for Oscar! ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook … Continue reading

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