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Coming Home

This movie, wow. Slight spoilers ahead, be warned. It’s kind of a Romantic Comedy, set in the backdrop of the Vietnam War. The Fonda-Voigt couple (smoldering chemistry) has so many obstacles to overcome. I mean, their first meeting is when … Continue reading

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Watching “Gandhi” again

Gandhi 1982 ★★★★½ Rewatched Jan 10, 2018 Kartik Singh’s review published on Letterboxd : Attenborough’s film is an epic that follows in the footsteps of David Lean’s great films. Like them, “Gandhi” requires quite a bit of suspension of disbelief. … Continue reading

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Orson Welles – His Last Interview (1985)

“I had a lot of options open. Everybody does. Anybody who has enough sense to make a movie can make a lot of other things, and I should have left right away because I saw right at the beginning that, … Continue reading

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Low Budget Filmmaking Case Study: Brick (2005)

Brick was Rian Johnson’s debut feature film. It took accolades at Sundance in 2005 and was picked up for distribution by Focus Features. This film kickstarted Johnson’s career. A USC grad, Johnson had been doing a lot of odd jobs: … Continue reading

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Grateful for Tonight’s Showing of Un deux trois quatre

Tonight, a film I made will be shown on a French television network, France 3. My film, Un deux trois quatre, will be on at just past midnight (00:35). It screens in a series with three other films in a … Continue reading

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Projection à Paris le 19 juin à 17h45 au Grand Action

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Anecdote from the making of Heaven’s Gate

May 11, 2014 at the Grand Action in Paris, Isabelle Huppert and Vilmos Zsigmond came to present Heaven’s Gate. Pierre Filmon, the moderator, asked, “What was the hardest and easiest part of making this movie?” Vilmos had this to say: … Continue reading

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A History of Civilization in 10 Minutes

So, maybe you could not make it to Clermont-Ferrand this year for the festival. Well, the good news is, you can see one of the most remarkable films here – for free, on your computer. It’s called Big Bang Big … Continue reading

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Best Film School Today

As a young person wanting to enter the film industry, one of my big questions was always whether or not to go to film school. And if so, which one?  There are plenty of stories about people who learned everything … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold … Continue reading

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