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Siegfried Kracauer – born February 8th, 1889 – was a landmark film theorist, who in 1960, released his expansive book on film, Theory of Film. The book outlines and explores … Continue reading The Aesthetic Elements of Kracauer’s Theory of Cinematic Realism Present Within Pawel Pawlikowski’s My Summer of Love, by Darrell Tuffs
As well as a lifetime romance with cinema and films, I have also had an interest in photography for the last thirty years. My favourite films are almost always foreign … Continue reading Everlasting Moments (2008) – Jan Troell (Pete Johnson)
Rating: 4.5/5 My friend told me a while ago that I would like this movie, especially following my recent obsession with James McAvoy; I am so glad I took her … Continue reading Filth (2013) Jon S. Baird (Maria Tudosescu)
Summary: Mega-City One vetran cop Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) and rookie Anderson (Olivia Thirlby) are trapped in Mega-Block Peach Trees, and have to fend off a vicious drug gang run … Continue reading Dredd (2012) – Pete Travis (Niall McArdle)
In 1925, Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald – a splendid name, eh? – wrote The Great Gatsby. And in 2013, when Baz Luhrmann got his hands on it, he transformed a … Continue reading The Great Gatsby (2013) Baz Luhrmann (Kate McBride)
Originally Posted at betweenframes.net. Come check out other reviews written by Mikhail Karadimov Panic Room has long been derided as one of Fincher’s lesser films. Maybe people had trouble accepting … Continue reading Panic Room (2002) – David Fincher (Mikhail Karadimov)
Now and then, we all need an inspirational reminder of how wonderful cinema can be at its very best. With his 2011, 15-hour essay film The Story of Film, Mark … Continue reading A Story of Children and Film (2013) – Mark Cousins (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Originally Posted at betweenframes.net. Come check out other reviews written by Mikhail Karadimov. It’s odd to see the late-great James Gandolfini’s large, meaty hands—so endearingly referred to as “paddles” by … Continue reading Enough Said (2013) – Nicole Holofcenter (Mikhail Karadimov)
Originally Posted at betweenframes.net. Come check out other reviews written by Mikhail Karadimov. Trained in our scopes—beaded down on the bull’s-eye of our aim—are other people. Our judgments click and … Continue reading The Hunt (2012) – Thomas Vinterberg (Mikhail Karadimov)
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story … Continue reading Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) – Jim Jarmusch (Claire Sharp)
Through a fluttering curtained window into the cinematically exquisite trampled fairy tale of a fleeing Nazi family, teenage Lore, the main protagonist in ‘Lore’, 2012.