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

Links for the weekend

10th February 2013

So let's talk about Beyoncé. Everyone else is. Especially about her half-time Super Bowl show last Sunday (above, the video is embedded in several of the pieces linked to), which through the week prompted a slew of interesting pieces. These more

The book of ‘The Film’, part 2

5th February 2013

I posted yesterday about my discovery of the remarkable book The Film: Its Economic, Social and Artistic Problems, which published in English by The Focal Press in 1948. Do take a look at that blog for an introduction more