Movie City Indie Archive for July, 2013

Master-Classing Mr. Wheatley’s A FIELD IN ENGLAND (20’20”)

“It’s black-and-white and it’s a period film, so it’s things like Culloden and Peter Watkins movies and general sixties stuff… and then I was thinking about psychedelia and The Trip and those kinds of student movies that don’t get made any more, where people take loads of drugs and go insane.” Ben Wheatley on the melting pot of influences stirred into A Field In England: Read the full article »

Teasing Godard’s 3D “Adieu au langage” (3’09”) NSFW

Godard employs the rough visual/technical vocabulary of contemporary amateur video, and it’s still J-LG through and through.
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Trailering Karlovy Vary IFF 48 With Helen Mirren (1’16”)

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“The difference between poetry and prose, and why if you’re not acculturated to poetry, you might resist it: that page is frightening. Why is it not filled? The two categories of people who don’t feel that way are children and prisoners. So many prison poets; they see that gap and experience it differently. I’m for the gap!”
~ Poet Eileen Myles

“Wise men build bridges, foolish men build barriers.”
~ T’Challa