An Interview with Martín Rejtman

Nine-tenths of our movements obey habit and automatism. It is anti-nature to subordinate them to will and to thought.  - Robert Bresson, Notes on the Cinematographer The cinema of Martín Rejtman is a cinema...

Interview with Martín Shanly

Although he has written and directed only two features, Martín Shanly has developed a distinctive voice in Argentine cinema. His style is low-key, and his character studies showcase troubled heroes. His two fil...

Dalianidis, Yannis

b. 31 December 1923, Thessaloniki, Greece d. 16 October 2010, Piraeus, Greece Before the emergence of Theo Angelopoulos in the mid-1970s, Greek Cinema was largely unknown to international cinephiles despite a...

Taylor, Elizabeth

b. February 27 1932, London, United Kingdom d. March 23 2011, Los Angeles, United States It was fitting that, in 1967, Elizabeth Taylor starred as Helen of Troy, the mythological daughter of Zeus whose face w...

Direct Cinephilia: Play-Doc 2023

A wise man - and a festival director to boot - once said to me, “Film festivals are not about the films. Neither are they about the Q&As with the filmmakers, the industry panels, the workshops or any of tha...

Fosse, Bob

b. Robert Louis Fosse, Chicago, Illinois, June 23, 1927 d. September 23, 1987, Washington, D.C. Although Bob Fosse died at the relatively young age of 60, he had a career in show business extending for almost...

World Poll 2022 – Part 3

ENTRIES IN PART 3: William Edwards John K. Emelianoff Javier H. Estrada Adalberto Fonkén Gwendolyn Audrey Foster Simon Foster Flora Georgiou Sean GilmanAntony I. Ginnane Leo Goldsmith Andrew Goode Mi...

World Poll 2022 – Part 4

ENTRIES IN PART 4: Dr Lisa Harper Campbell Craig Harshaw Michael Heath Alain Hertay David Heslin Lee HillKierran Horner Christoph Huber Robert Hughes Darik Janik Tara Judah Dr Lisa Harper Campb...

World Poll 2022 – Part 5

ENTRIES IN PART 5: Daniel Kasman Christopher Kearney Nolan Kelly Simon Killen Rainer Knepperges Ricardo Köhler Benjamin Kooyman Maja Korbecka Sneha Krishnan Jay KuehnerAdam Kuntavanish Otto Kylmälä ...

Notes on Depth Two

In what is perhaps the most disturbing and moving part of Dubina dva (Depth Two, Ognjen Glavonić, 2016), a female voice narrates the events of late March 1999 in the village of Suva Reka in Kosovo, a province t...

Craven, Wes

b. 2 August, 1939, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A d. 30 August, 2015, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A 'The family is the best microcosm to work with…’ - Wes Craven Introduction Few directors have garnered such pola...

Caine, Michael

b. March, 18, 1933, London “I'll always be around because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point.” – Michael Caine Sir Michael Caine, one of the most durable act...