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Daily Archives: July 30, 2014

Born in 1940, Alfredo “Al” Pacino was, along with Robert De Niro, at the forefront of a radically different style and approach to acting at the vanguard of New American Cinema in the early part of the Seventies. Namely, this style and approach was known as “the Method”, where an actor would go deep into the psyche and philosophy of… Read more »

30 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists

The Czech Jan Švankmajer, who turns 80 later this year, is one of the greatest artists working in the film medium. After a background in black theater and puppetry, he made exclusively short films since the early sixties right up to the late eighties – roughly half his working life – becoming an undisputable master of the form. Since his… Read more »

30 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists