Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 15.03.2014 – 22.03.2014

Post-Empire Strikes Back – DISCUSSED: Sodomania, A Bug’s Life, A Fictional Work of Fiction, Super-Subtle Intertextuality, Twitter, Picking Fights with Dead Guys, Fifty Shades of Grey, Movies Made by Committee, Ellisian Perversion, The Unsung Swordsman of the Year, Listless Southern California Girls, Striking a Pose and Holding It So the Terror Doesn’t Show, Batwing Lashes […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 10.02.2014 – 13.02.2014

The reviewer projects confidence, the critic displays curiosity – Dave Holmes Revisits 1987 Box Office – Dragnet has pretty much been forgotten and there’s no need to remind you of it here, unless you want to see the music video for the soundtrack’s lead single, “City of Crime,” in which Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 25.01.2014 – 26.01.2014

David Bordwell: The pivot point of film criticism is 16 May 1955 – These anthologies revealed that these writers had done great things, and at a terribly young age. In 1940 Agee was thirty-one, Tyler twenty-six, and Farber twenty-four. Their youth, I think, made them plucky enough to try to think boldly about commercial cinema […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 16.09.2013 – 23.09.2013

Alfonso Cuarón on Making Gravity – David Bordwell on The Grandmaster’s kaleidoscopic and mosaic structure – It’s a miracle that Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits even got made – Actors Choose Their Favorite Episodes From Their Shows –

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 16.02.2013 – 17.02.2013

David Bordwell on set pieces and Hitchcock – As commonly understood in the arts, a set piece is a fairly self-contained portion of a larger work. It has a distinct beginning and end, and it’s understandable and impressive if extracted from its original. It’s designed to be a bravura display of concentrated virtuosity. In music, […]