Category Archives: Editing

My Oscars: Best and Worst of 2012

Best Debut: Ben Rivers for Two Years at Sea (also my film of the year).   Best Screenplay: Lisa Aschan & Josefine Adolfsson for the intelligent way they handle the angst-ridden introduction of young girls into womanhood in She Monkeys.

My Oscars: Best and Worst of 2012

Best Debut: Ben Rivers for Two Years at Sea (also my film of the year).   Best Screenplay: Lisa Aschan & Josefine Adolfsson for the intelligent way they handle the angst-ridden introduction of young girls into womanhood in She Monkeys.

Falling Over Sideways: My review of Alexander Payne’s The Descendants

I’m reading a great book on screenwriting at the moment. It’s called Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect by Claudia Johnson. One of its main theses is that good (short) stories are patterns of life-changing discoveries that provide momentum to the

Falling Over Sideways: My review of Alexander Payne’s The Descendants

I’m reading a great book on screenwriting at the moment. It’s called Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect by Claudia Johnson. One of its main theses is that good (short) stories are patterns of life-changing discoveries that provide momentum to the

“Roll Sound. Roll Camera. Silence Please!” Michel Hazanavicius’ film The Artist reviewed

“Speak!” announces a title card in the opening sequence of Michel Hazanavicius’ award-winning film, The Artist. A dashing middle-aged man is being tortured on-screen as he is repeatedly shocked with high voltage currency in an attempt to break his silence. Without any preparation,

“Roll Sound. Roll Camera. Silence Please!” Michel Hazanavicius’ film The Artist reviewed

“Speak!” announces a title card in the opening sequence of Michel Hazanavicius’ award-winning film, The Artist. A dashing middle-aged man is being tortured on-screen as he is repeatedly shocked with high voltage currency in an attempt to break his silence. Without any preparation,

Memento Mori: Reflections on Time and Christian Marclay’s The Clock

Described as the hottest art work in the world right now, Christian Marclay’s The Clock is probably the closest cinema has ever come to representing real life in real-time in all its complexity. With breath-taking ambition and an enviable clarity

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Memento Mori: Reflections on Time and Christian Marclay’s The Clock

Described as the hottest art work in the world right now, Christian Marclay’s The Clock is probably the closest cinema has ever come to representing real life in real-time in all its complexity. With breath-taking ambition and an enviable clarity

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