My friends call me DP.
"And those who were seen dancing were considered insane by those who could not hear the music"
Let's tango, yo!
Film School Drop Outs Challenge 2017 Week 1 - Auteurs - Pioneers of Film - Lumiere Brothers , George Melies or Alice Guy-Blache
Everything I love about cinema started right there in the 1890s. The Lumière Brothers started a long tradition of realism, capturing life on camera and providing a snapshot of different times, people and places. In extension of this, Alice Guy-Blache utilised this new mass media to reach out and engage broad audiences in social commentary and make…
Hooptober 4.0 - 2017 - Film #30
Stalin, Eisenstein and Romero are seated in a drawing room on plush leather armchairs. They are enjoying cognac around the hearth of an open fire. They make small talk about the hoof and mouth disease epidemic in California, the Olympics in Paris and how absurd and profound Dada truly is.
Stalin narrows the conversation down to business, "Mr. Romero, I am very pleased to have you join our film program. It is my…
This movie possibly exemplifies everything that was wrong about Gialli at this time. Especially the first act. But it is also the first act that is most dramatically interesting. From there it feels kind of middling. Held up mostly by Edwige Fenech's presence on the screen. Enthusiastic philatelest, Commissioner Emci, also provides some amusing moments. Overall, an OK Giallo that has its moments.
The Inventor raises so many questions. Is Elizabeth Holmes a psychopath who didnt care about the trail of destruction she left in her wake? Was she an earnest person who wanted to change the world and really fucked up when it all started to crash and burn? Does the Silicon Valley model of business breed this kind of behaviour? Is the fake it till you make it magic illusion crucial for punctuated innovation that can change the world or delusion…
I laughed, I cried, I faked an orgasm.
Revenge is a dish best served with olive oil.