Archive for February 28, 2010

Wendy Toye

Posted in FILM with tags , , , on February 28, 2010 by dcairns

Wendy Toye, one of Britain’s most important female filmmakers, has died aged 92. I’ve written here, here and here about her short film mini-masterpieces. Though Toye’s feature films generally didn’t live up to the brilliance of her shorts — due to studio politics and commercial repression more than anything else — her professionalism opened the way for other women to break into the male-dominated industry.

The Sunday Intertitle: Full Moon

Posted in FILM with tags on February 28, 2010 by dcairns

Full moon tonight: let’s all be careful out there.

From CLASH OF THE WOLVES.

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