Pordenone, from afar

9th October 2016

I wish, I wish I had been in Pordenone for the 35th edition of that northern Italian town's Silent Film Festival. I have been on several occasions in the past, and the event's intense week of screenings combined with Italian more

Triumph of Napoléon

2nd December 2013

I'm coming rather late to this, but I want to make a short contribution to the Napoléon discussion. Back in 1980 I was among those who thrilled at the London Film Festival screening of Kevin Brownlow's reconstruction of Abel Gance's more