Tag Archives: Michelangelo Antonioni

May 2016 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 3, Episode 5, “Bedtime Stories” (2007; d. Mike Rohl) So silly. Supernatural, Season 3, Episode 6, “Red Sky at Morning” (2007; d. Cliff Bole) I like this episode a lot. I don’t care that the SPN writers threw … Continue reading

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May 2015 Viewing Diary

The X-Files, Season 2 Episode 20 “Humbug” (1995; d. Kim Manners). Mulder and Scully investigate murders among circus-folk. Laugh-out-loud funny, especially Mulder in the fun-house, sliding out of the wall, gun drawn. The X-Files, Season 2 Episode 22 “The Calusari” … Continue reading

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January 2015: Viewing Diary

I’m going to start listing everything I saw each month. It’ll be a good way for me to keep track, and also a good record for my end-of-year lists. So here’s everything I watched in January, 2015. Inherent Vice (2014; … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Blow-Up

Another classic image, evocative of a whole time and place.

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Bergman and Antonioni

A spectacular tribute piece.

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R.I.P. Michelangelo Antonioni

Michelangelo Antonioni: “My habit of shooting rather long scenes was born spontaneously on the first day of filming Ceonaca di un Amore. Having the camera fixed to its stand immediately caused me real discomfort. I felt paralysed, as if I … Continue reading

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Sidney Lumet: Accepting A Job

Excerpt from Making Movies: Sidney Lumet: There are many reasons for accepting a movie. I’m not a believer in waiting for “great” material that will produce a “masterpiece”. What’s important is that the material involve me personally on some level. … Continue reading

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