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The performance artist running head-on against the Roman aqueduct


Making a Film by Federico Fellini Cultural and Political Exhaustion in Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty by Carlotta Fonzi Kliemann Pablo Berger’s Blancanieves and Modern Spain

Andrew Plain

Creator of Sounds as Shapes: Andrew Keith Plain (1953 – 2013)

Andrew Plain who died at the age of 60 in Sydney in December, gained his national and international reputation as one of Australia’s most distinguished

Miklós Jancsó

In Memoriam: Miklós Jancsó (1921-2014)

The great Hungarian director Miklós Jancsó has died at the age of 92, leaving behind one of the more indisputably unique bodies of work in

Federico Fellini

Making a Film

Translator’s Preface Federico Fellini’s Fare un film (1980) is the most comprehensive collection of the idiosyncratic Italian director’s writings available in any language. The contents

Kamiah in Across the Wide Missouri

The “Squaw Man” Western

“All my life I’ve been mostly alone. I wanted it that way. But then when I saw you in the wikiup, and you touched me,


Pablo Berger’s Blancanieves and Modern Spain

[T]he history of Spanish art features many courageous people. I am always championing it because it is very difficult to see. [T]he value of Italian art is

Alex van Warmerdam

Middle-of-the-Road Absurdism: The Cinema of Dutch Director Alex van Warmerdam

Practically all published items on Borgman (2013), no matter how tiny, mentioned the fact that this was the first Dutch film to enter the Cannes


The Adaptation and the Remake: From John M. Stahl’s When Tomorrow Comes to Douglas Sirk’s Interlude

Raising Cain: Setting the Record Straight Douglas Sirk shot Interlude in 1956, between Battle Hymn and The Tarnished Angels. Starring June Allyson and Rossano Brazzi

Jep the flâneur (Tony Servillo)

Cultural and Political Exhaustion in Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty

Upon watching La grande bellezza (The Great Beauty, 2013) by Paolo Sorrentino, the first two surfacing feelings are: what a stunning piece of work, and

The Internship

On Watching Movies in Planes: Diary of an International Flight

Thursday, October 3  20:30 (AEST), Melbourne Airport My flight leaves in less than an hour. Boarding has begun, but my zone has not yet been

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