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Singer

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

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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.)

Pornographer

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

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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!

Mug Shots

Posted in FILM, Painting with tags , , , , , on December 30, 2014 by dcairns

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Art by man-myth Tony Millionaire graces a new article at MUBI, co-authored by Daniel Riccuito (of The Chiseler) and I. Subject: the pre-code avatars of, respectively, slopeyness and pointyness, Allen Jenkins and Ned Sparks. Here.