Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 23.02.2010

Miksi kuuluisuus ja julkkikset ovat kiinnostavampia kuin fiktio (Newsweek) – Finally, celebrity possesses suspense that older forms can only manufacture. That's because traditional forms have closure—an ending when you turn the last page or when the lights go up or when the credits roll. But celebrity narratives have no final chapter. We don't know whether […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 14.01.2010 – 15.01.2010

HBO:n Boardwalk Empiren mainosklippi – rottanaama Buscemi, Sopranos-kirjoittaja, Martin Scorsese… no joo, saatan katsoa Polanski: Ghost Writer -traileri – My favorite Tarantino movie is the one where two captive guys got raped (kuva) – The Futurist – The Life and Films of James Cameron – eka luku ilmaiseksi silmättävissä (via Atso)

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 31.12.2009 – 1.01.2010

The Tarantino Mixtape on Vimeo – Ludic Despair: "The 5 Greatest (blanks) of the Decade," so Sayeth I – bonus: For the year of 1986, which film was to represent the possibility and hope of the mainstream cinema, and in so doing, crush the reactionary, pompous, tired aesthetic criteria of the past? David Simon's 'Treme' […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 15.12.2009 – 16.12.2009

Are directors overrated? Filmmakers shed light on their real power (WashPo) – "Directing is tone," Jason Reitman concludes. "And tone is the hardest thing to explain to someone. It's like how you know you're in love with somebody." Alle 100 äänestäjää riittää Oscar-ehdokkuuden saamiseen – The numbers may seem paltry for such an accolade – […]