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Daily Archives: April 25, 2015

Often, tracking the natural transitions of a director, or any artist can be quite clearly defined, by the stages of their works. It isn’t at uncommon to cite specific periods and segments of a filmmaker’s output, be they determined by their nation of residency, such as Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Bunuel or Roman Polanski, or determined by the consistent traits dividing… Read more »

25 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

In the early days of cinema, filmmakers were still finding their footing. The still camera was still a relatively new invention, let alone the motion picture camera. Understandably, a lot of people were hesitant and confused about its potential powers. Thomas Edison, for example, never saw the artistic power it contained, and believed cinema would never be more than a… Read more »

25 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

To think about Finnish Cinema without the name Aki Kaurismäki coming to mind is almost impossible. Together with his brother Mika, Aki has brought film in Finland ever more notoriety. Personality dictates his camera movement and plotlines, while his writing is as sharp and no-nonsense as it could be. The constant tones of emotional opacity in his dialogues and the… Read more »

25 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists