Friday, November 17th, 2017

Critic John Simon defends considering an actor’s or actress’ appearance when doing film criticism: If a set designer’s sets look poor or inappropriate, we criticize them with universally conceded impunity, even praise for our perceptiveness. The same goes for our criticism of a production’s costumes. Now, of course, it will be said that sets and […]

Today is the Alfred Hitchcock’s 112th birthday. Which film will you watch to celebrate? I thought today we would look at two excerpts from the famous interview by Peter Bogdanovich: How would you define pure cinema? Pure cinema is complementary pieces of film put together, like notes of music make a melody. There are two […]