Archive for One-Eyed Jacks

Happy Actorday!

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on April 4, 2018 by dcairns

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It’s Brando’s birthday! In celebration, Criterion are boosting an extract from my ONE-EYED JACKS video essay here.

Meanwhile, Daniel Riccuito, over at The Notebook, sings the praises of a MUCH more significant thespian — Dead End Kid Frankie Darro. I have contributed a few words, and as usual, readers are invited to see if they can separate my wheat from Danny’s other wheat.

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Vista Visions

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , , on December 29, 2016 by dcairns

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You can read more about Criterion’s ONE-EYED JACKS here.

And Criterion have uploaded a clip from my video essay —

ONE-EYED JACKS – An Excerpt from Video Essay “I Ain’t Hung Yet” from Criterion Collection on Vimeo.

Next up, more pieces for Criterion’s online outlets, The Current and Filmstruck. If you’re a Filmstruck patron you should already be able to access a piece Stephen Horne and I made about the late, great Pierre Etaix. More on him soon!

Retail Opportunities

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on December 28, 2016 by dcairns

Two arrivals which harken back to The Late Show —

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Andrzej Zulawski’s last film, COSMOS, from Kino.

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Marlon Brando’s first and last film as director, ONE-EYED JACKS, from Criterion.

Assisted by the intrepid Stephen Horne, editor, I made video essays for both discs.

Coffee optional.