Tag Archives: The Archers

Born On This Day – December 5, 1902

“I think that a film should have a good story, a clear story, and it should have, if possible, something which is probably the most difficult thing – it should have a little bit of magic. Magic being untouchable and … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – September 30

“Of course, all films are surrealist. They are because they are making something that looks like a real world but isn’t.” “Seventy years ago there were men like D.W. Griffith and seventy years later – now – there are not … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Saturday, April 27, 2013

“The great innovators have always been fearless . . . I have fallen off haystacks, out of trees, over cliffs. I have been nearly drowned, shot and hanged. I have been in countless car crashes without getting a scratch. I … Continue reading

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The Archers

The study of cinema is the study of directors, or more accurately, the study of auteurs. Single visions brought to life via a committee. Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, John Ford, all of these names immediately pop into our minds when we think of … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, February 19, 2013

“I make films for myself. What I express I hope most people will understand. For the rest, well, that’s their problem.” –Michael Powell

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In Their Words – Sunday, October 14, 2012

“I live cinema. I chose the cinema when I was very young, sixteen years old, and from this time on, my memories almost coincide with the history of cinema. I am not a film director with a personal style, I … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Thursday, October 4, 2012

“…how many times have I told you that a film is not words … it is thoughts, and feelings, surprises, suspense, accident.” -Emeric Pressburger

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