Archive for the FILM Category


Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on February 16, 2017 by dcairns


Dimitri Kirsanoff, the genius of MENILMONTANT (1926) was still slugging away in 1955, assisted here by the beauteous Marina Vlady. LE CRANEUR forms the basis of this week’s edition of The Forgotten, and you can read it (and see a few things) here.

(Thanks to Phoebe Green.)


Posted in FILM with tags , , on February 15, 2017 by dcairns


The eyes are the most essential organ in erotica/porn.

I have a new article up at MUBI’s The Notebook, exploring the work of Walerian Borowczyk. Penetrating red-hot X-rated cinephilia!


Posted in FILM with tags , , on February 14, 2017 by dcairns


I wrote the liner essay for Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s A LETTER TO THREE WIVES for Masters of Cinema’s dual-format edition of same. Then I forgot to get my complimentary copy. Now I have it!

You can too: A Letter to Three Wives (1949) [Masters of Cinema] Dual Format (DVD & Blu-ray)

Happy Valentines!