Raoul Coutard, R.I.P.

10th November 2016

Raoul Coutard, the cinematographer best-known for his radical work on many of the key features films of the French new wave, has died at the age of 92. Coutard shot many of the films (including the heart-breakingly beautiful Pierrot le more

Sunday links

11th September 2016

As I fly back to the UK through multiple Sunday timezones, here are links to articles and videos that I have found interesting or stimulating over the past seven days. Thanks as usual to those who have pointed me towards some of more

Three things 15.

20th April 2015

Each day I highlight three things. Sometimes there are connections between them, oftentimes there not. • A new Whitney: Michael Kimmelman reviews Manhattan's latest museum, with great use of embedded video and graphics (above) in a spectacular online essay from The more

Links for the weekend

8th September 2013

So I was thinking I would find something a bit different as the lead for this week's Links. Not Shakespeare again, nor movies or television. Then I read one of the scariest pieces of prose to have come my way more

Links for the weekend

14th April 2013

There's one straight-up, stand-out recommendation this week, Eric Naiman's lengthy essay for The Times Literary Supplement, When Dickens met Dostoevsky. It's the tale of a notable literary hoax about an alleged meeting encounter between the two authors in more