Archive for November 24, 2009

P.T.O.

Posted in FILM with tags , , on November 24, 2009 by dcairns

Please turn your pages to the Auteurs’ Notebook for an article by yours truly profiling Luis Bunuel’s DEATH IN THE GARDEN.

Ladies, control yourselves!

Posted in FILM with tags , on November 24, 2009 by dcairns

Pin-up of the day.

Justin Timberlake may have brought sexy back, but Tom Neal is taking it away again.

IDENTIKIT

Posted in FILM with tags , , on November 24, 2009 by dcairns

“So, is this the man who shot you, turned you into a perfume, then hit you with his sled? Well, is it?”

What do these films have in common? That’s right — opera!

Can I do another of these? VERTIGO opening credits eyes — or mouth — or maybe big shiny sunglasses in something — DUNE big mouth (“The tooth!”) — nasal ECUs are hard to come  by though, which is why I resorted to the lamentable Tykwer PERFUME. Lots of style (or “style”) in that movie, lots of imagination even, not enough taste and judgment.

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