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Some mornings, in a perfect world, you might wake up, have a coffee, finish meditation, and say, “Okay, today I’m going into the shop to work on a lamp.” This idea comes to you, you can see it, but to accomplish it you need what I call a “setup.” For example, you may need a working shop or a working painting studio.

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INTERVIEW: FILMDOO GOES BACK IN TIME WITH DIRECTOR BRADLEY KING

By David Pountain

Slated for release in US cinemas this coming May, Time Lapse, the mind-bending directorial feature-length debut of Bradley King, has generated quite a buzz on the festival circuit. 792 more words

INTERVIEWS

Playing Chess With Stanley Kubrick

Jeremy Bernstein (The New York Review of Books) remembers his games with the American filmmaker

I told him I had a date with a chess hustler in Washington Square Park to play for money. 520 more words

1900s

The Philadelphia Story (USA, 1940)

Directed by: George Cukor. Due to the Film Studies book I was reading, I got it in my head that I needed to check out three particular Classic Hollywood movies, the first of which was… 327 more words

'Big Eyes'

A great story poorly told. A bland, unconvincing telling with no signs of the weird and (mostly) wonderful eccentricities of director Tim Burton (Sweeney Todd, Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice… 29 more words

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It Happened One Night (USA, 1934)

Directed by: Frank Capra. I only stumbled across this one because I was re-reading my old Robert Ray book about Classic Hollywood and the Western mythology/binary oppositions theory and all that jazz. 439 more words