6th April 2014

To Clapham Picturehouse for Saturday night's Metropolitan Opera Live in HD broadcast of Puccini's La bohème. And "live" it most certainly was, for only around five hours earlier soprano Kristine Opolais replaced flu-stricken Anita Hartig in the main role more

Links for Easter [updated]

30th March 2013

The past week has been particularly rewarding for those of us who follow the writings on film of David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson. To start with, The Criterion Collection released the opening (embedded below) of a video essay about more