Godard and his Cahiers counterparts looked to the American filmmakers operating on the fringes of Hollywood and producing esoteric, socially-important Westerns in much the same way that they did the directors creating new American art in Film Noir.
Just a quick note in recommendation of July Hygreck's film Blockbuster, which arrived on Netflix recently.
Much has been made of Agnes Varda being awarded an honorary Oscar at this year's Academy Awards, but yesterday, with the announcement of this year's nominations, came the news that Varda (alongside collaborator JR and her daughter Rosalie) had been nominated for Best Feature Documentary for the wonderful Visages Villages. I recently declared the film... Continue Reading →
Alex Barrett has charted the production and release of his latest film, London Symphony, on Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second for a couple of years now.