What I’m watching… ‘La double vie de Véronique’ Dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski

The film explores the themes of identity, love, and human intuition through the characters of Weronika, a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, a French music teacher. The two women do not know each other, and yet they share a mysterious and emotional bond that transcends language and geography.

In her review in Not […]

2018-01-12T14:36:10+10:00January 19th, 2016|Recent posts, What I'm Watching|0 Comments

The School of Life – How to Think More About Sex


 

Video: A Mathematical Breakdown of Cinematography

“…so much of creating a beautiful image involves numerical principles. Many classic films have made use of the number known as the “Golden Ratio” (1.618), as well as the visual device known as One-Point Perspective (a way to make a two-dimensional plane look three-dimensional), and now Vimeo user Ali Shirazi has put together a visual […]

What I’m watching… ‘Helmut Newton – Frames from the Edge’

What I’m watching… ‘La Belle Noiseuse’ Directed by Jacques Rivette

The film won the Grand Prix at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.

The film had a good critical reception, and occasioned much comment on Béart’s frank onscreen nudity and Rivette’s characteristic use of an extreme running time.

Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert added the film to his Great Movies collection in April 2009

What I’m Watching… ‘Il Conformista’ (The Conformist) Dir. Bernardo Bertoluccci

It is difficult to transmit your feelings into pure energy. You have to translate the energy. When I realised that, I began to really understand what cinematography was about. Light is energy. The energy is stopped by an object or a person and received on film through a little piece of glass and then processed […]

2018-01-12T14:36:30+10:00September 25th, 2015|What I'm Watching|0 Comments

What I’m watching – ‘My Digital Addiction’

How is our need to be constantly connected impacting our lives and could a digital detox be the solution?
Phil Lavelle is constantly connected, and can rarely be found without his face buried into one of his many mobile devices. He diagnosed himself as a digital addict – after researching the symptoms online, of course […]