Archive for The Notebook

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!

Reflect on Me

Posted in FILM, literature with tags , , , on February 2, 2017 by dcairns

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Shambolically late with the latest Forgotten, which should by rights have appeared last week, but I’ve been busy with another piece for MUBI which you’ll be able to read soon, and with video work for Criterion and Masters of Cinema and teaching and whatnot.

The year I was born some guy I never heard of made a film of a book I would become very keen on years later… LE GOLEM, here.

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All Wet

Posted in Dance, FILM, MUSIC, Sport, Theatre with tags , , , , , on January 12, 2017 by dcairns

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The first edition of The Forgotten for 2017. I don’t even know if this one should qualify as “forgotten” but as MGM musicals go it’s a lot less well-known than ON THE TOWN. What are you gonna do? — we’ve been watching Esther Williams movies to make Fiona feel happier. It’s working!

Get Happy also!