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Daily Archives: January 11, 2017

I think most of us can agree that the world isn’t fair. Some people get what they deserve, others don’t. Not everything works out; some things just fall apart. The world has produced more hopeless dreamers than victorious ones. The arc of the universe does not bend toward justice; things just happen, sometimes for the benefit of mankind, sometimes for… Read more »

11 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Nicknamed after Buffalo Bill by his mother, Samuel Wilder was born in the Austro-Hungarian village of Sucha (nowadays part of Poland) in 1906. As a young man, Wilder tried to fulfil his parents’ aspirations by enrolling in the University of Vienna to study law, which he quickly left. He got a job in a major Berlin newspaper covering crime stories…. Read more »

11 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Cinema is stuck in a circle of conventions and forced and unforced nostalgia, and particularly fervent supporters of the analogic qualities of cinema have taken the digital revolution as something to be criticized. What some people have missed is that the digital medium has a sort of punk attitude that represents the best chance at challenging the rules of cinema,… Read more »

11 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists