[pullquote]“If you look at Film History, the most reproduced portrait of a woman is a sex object and when it comes to man, it’s the hero. And if you look at statistics and what happens in real life, for example I read an investigation about ferry catastrophes, if you look from Titanic to Estonia, the percentage […]
A couple of days ago I finally watched Midnight Special and got immediately obsessed with a film that screamed personality, originality and mastery of the cinematic tools to tell a powerful story. Jeff Nichols, just like David Lowery, is a filmmaker that has built his toolkit one film at a time and has thus the […]
Every now and then, a seasoned talent talks about her/his experience adapting their skills to the filmmaking revolution. Cate Blanchett learned how to work with a digital workflow with David Fincher, Quentin Tarantino disregards the video village to stay close to the actors, and so on. The reduction in size and cost of equipments, along with the […]
Besides directing, Tom Hooper is really good at one thing: finding a great anecdote about his journey making a particular film, and sharing it during the Oscars race. I’ve seen The King’s Speech in Los Angeles during that time, and Hooper works his magic and win a crowd, me included. One of the reason […]
The collaboration between a director and a composer is a fascinating one rarely talked about. When successful, it can lead to creations that elevate the visual work and helps it become iconic. That’s exactly what happened with Twin Peaks, the back-then-and-still-now odd Show that none other than David Lynch, created and directed, and changed the […]
Actress Brie Larson, who won the Oscar for Best Actress for Room, and lead one of my favorite film, Short Term 12, talked about her experience getting the role for the adaptation of best-seller novel Room written by Emma Donoghue and directed by Lenny Abrahamson. The film is lead by Larson and then seven year-old child-actor Jacob Tremblay. As […]
How Terrence Malick’s Creative Producer Sarah Green Decided to Work with Then First Time Filmmaker Jeff Nichols
If you think it’s hard to get professional’s attention before you’ve made your first feature film, think again. This SXSW talk with Producer turned Creative Producer Sarah Green, who is known for being one of Terrence Malick‘s few key collaborators is a perfect illustration of how hard it is to make busy professionals want to just […]
Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn, whose provocative-chic personality delights the media, often make people forget that Refn is a true indie who made his career by breaking rules and taking massive risks -including living in a high level of debts to make films and under the massive pressure this choice brings along, solely based on […]
I have a massive crush for this video interview with Orson Welles shot in Paris in 1967, when the man had fully embraced his persona. Shot in a restaurant, while eating, surrounded by journalists hanging to his every word, Welles talks about a mistake he has found himself making over and over again during casting, […]
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