Tag Archives: 1973

the long goodbye

Robert Altman’s post film noir adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s “The long goodbye” is halfway between Howard Hawks’ and the Coen brothers’ interpretations … Can’t wait for the brilliant soundtrack to get an official release or reissue, incidentall… Continue reading

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tonino guerra destinazione venu

I.M. Tonino Guerra (1920-03-16 > 2012-03-21), auteur extraordinaire … poet in literature and in movie scripts (curious for “Destinazione Venu” btw) … Indeed, outside of Italy, Guerra is most famous for his work with Antonioni, Fellini, Petri, Rosi… Continue reading

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the society of the spectacle

I.M. Guy Debord. [IM = infotainment media?] For the complete 1973 film with English subtitles: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9. With Spanish subtitles: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 (voir aussi).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Society_of_th… Continue reading

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proto wicker man & the wicker tree ritual

Whilst we await Robin Hardy’s “The wicker tree”, (TBR 2011), let’s all dance around … eh read Finders Keepers’ brand new reprint of “Ritual”, “the 1967 debut by RADA-trained playwright David Pinner […] commonly recognised by cult cinema fanati… Continue reading

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2010-03-04: air doll opens offscreen festival

“Air doll”, Hirokazu Kore Eda’s new movie is to open the ever magnificent Offscreen festival au Nova, Cinematek, Bozar & Cinema Rits in Brussels – from 2010-03-04 to 2010-03-21!http://www.nova-cinema.org/index.php?page=prog/118/00cover.en.htmhttp:… Continue reading

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blackie and the wicker men?

Oh gone are the days of those cult movie Sunday nights on BBC2!And so it goes back & forth … my Kosmos post – http://snaporaz.posterous.com/san-zhi-kosmos – ellicits a tip of the hat to Blackie and the Oohoos – http://uzine.posterous.com/oohoo-kos… Continue reading

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