Archive for May 7, 2009

Auteur(s) sans chemise

Posted in FILM with tags , , on May 7, 2009 by dcairns

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Jean-Luc Godard demonstrates that he’d never ask Myriem Roussel to do anything he wouldn’t do himself.

From HISTOIRE(S) DU CINEMA.

Cinema City

Posted in Comics, FILM with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 7, 2009 by dcairns

Greetings, from the city that doesn’t sleep, and sometimes forgets to wash.

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So far seen two Duviviers, of which the most amazing was ALLO BERLIN, ICI PARIS which I’ll write about once I’ve secured a DVD and some frame-grabs. More Duviviers soon, as well as hopefully a meeting with regular Shadowplayer Guy Budziak, master of the film noir woodcut. This a.m., a meeting was transacted with Cordelia Stephens of Belladonna Productions, a former Edinburgher, and yesterday I hung out with comic book artist and art school buddy Simon Fraser, who has kindly invited me to see STAR TREK, which may upset Fiona who wants to see it back in Scotland. I’ll still go see it with you if you like!

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Thanks to Christoph Michel for the image.

The latest edition of my column, The Forgotten, based around the other Duvivier I saw, is now online at the Auteur’s Notebook. Check it out and leave comments there!