Interview

Universal Soldier? The Emersonian Combat Experience of Terrence Malick’s ‘The Thin Red Line’

Cinematographer: John Toll. Production stills by Merie Weismiller Wallace © Fox 2000 Pictures   By Tim Pelan Terrence Malick’s long-awaited…

4 months ago

‘The Life and Times of Don Luis Buñuel’: The Perfect Window into the Mind of a Groundbreaking Artist

  By Sven Mikulec Luis Buñuel was born exactly 121 years ago today. A prolific filmmaker whose work spanned over…

4 months ago

How Robert Altman’s Anti-Western Classic ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ Aged Like Fine Wine

  By Koraljka Suton The legendary director Robert Altman was given an Academy Honorary Award in 2006, “in recognition of a…

4 months ago

‘The Seventh Seal’: An Enthralling Philosophical Work of Art Made By One of the Truly Greatest

  By Sven Mikulec Ingmar Bergman decided to make something completely different upon witnessing the success of his comedy Smiles…

4 months ago

‘The Verdict’: Sidney Lumet and David Mamet’s Masterpiece as a Blend of a Courtroom Drama and a Personal Redemption Story

  By Sven Mikulec Frank Galvin is an empty, whisky-drenched shell of a man. Once a successful lawyer at a…

5 months ago

‘Point Blank’: John Boorman’s Amalgamation of American, British and French Filmmaking Styles

Point Blank poster art by Tony Stella https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Koraljka Suton British filmmaker John Boorman started out by making…

5 months ago

‘Big John’: A 75-Minute Precious Exploration of John Carpenter’s Life, Work and Ways

  By Sven Mikulec “In France, I'm an auteur; in Germany, a filmmaker; in Britain, a genre film director; and…

5 months ago

How ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ Became Sergio Leone’s Butchered Swan Song

  By Koraljka Suton I am not fascinated, as you say, by the myth of the West, or by the…

6 months ago

‘A Woman Under the Influence’: Cassavetes’ Intense and Emotionally Exhausting Slice of Life

  By Sven Mikulec When Gena Rowlands, his wife, expressed her interest in appearing in a play about the difficulties…

6 months ago

‘Mise-en-Scène’ and Fritz Lang: The Invaluable, Short-Lived Magazine’s Article on the Master of Darkness

  By Sven Mikulec In 1979, Case Western Reserve University Film Society started publishing a magazine called Mise-en-Scéne, a 70-plus-page…

7 months ago