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Rather nice interview with one of last year’s rather nice Cannes jurors. ;-)

I wonder whether Big Eyes will hit Venice or Toronto.
Or possibly both..?

Looking forward to this one.
(Among many, many others!)

It’s screening as a Séance de Minuit (at 0.30) in Grand Théâtre Lumière on Saturday.
Seems like a perfect cast to get the parties started…

Looking forward to this one.
(Among many, many others!)

It’s screening as a Séance de Minuit (at 0.30) in Grand Théâtre Lumière on Saturday.
Seems like a perfect cast to get the parties started…

Actual physical exhaustion from trying to stuff too many stilettos into my suitcase.
Who goes to the cinema wearing 4 inch heels anyway??!!

O well:
Cannes is Cannes, and this year’s festival poster just oozes glamour and elegance.
What I wouldn’t have sacrificed for the chance to bump into the grand Marcello casually strolling down La Croisette…

Actual physical exhaustion from trying to stuff too many stilettos into my suitcase.
Who goes to the cinema wearing 4 inch heels anyway??!!

O well:
Cannes is Cannes, and this year’s festival poster just oozes glamour and elegance.
What I wouldn’t have sacrificed for the chance to bump into the grand Marcello casually strolling down La Croisette…

guardian:

The Fukushima children who have to play indoors – in pictures
11 March marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The nearby city of Koriyama recommended, shortly after the disaster, that children up to the age of two should not spend more than 15 minutes outside each day. See more
Pictured: Two-year-old Nao Watanabe plays in a ball pit at an indoor playground built for children and parents who avoid playing outside because of concerns about nuclear radiation. Photograph: Toru Hanai/R

guardian:

The Fukushima children who have to play indoors – in pictures

11 March marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The nearby city of Koriyama recommended, shortly after the disaster, that children up to the age of two should not spend more than 15 minutes outside each day. See more

Pictured: Two-year-old Nao Watanabe plays in a ball pit at an indoor playground built for children and parents who avoid playing outside because of concerns about nuclear radiation. Photograph: Toru Hanai/R

moma:

What do The Third Man and Before Sunrise have in common? Vienna Unveiled: A City in Cinema continues this week. 
[Before Sunrise. 1995. USA. Directed by Richard Linklater. Image courtesy The Austrian Film Museum]

moma:

What do The Third Man and Before Sunrise have in common? Vienna Unveiled: A City in Cinema continues this week. 

[Before Sunrise. 1995. USA. Directed by Richard Linklater. Image courtesy The Austrian Film Museum]

janusfilms:

Back cover of the soundtrack LP to Roman Polanski’s TESS (MCA Records, 1979).

janusfilms:

Back cover of the soundtrack LP to Roman Polanski’s TESS (MCA Records, 1979).

theacademy:

Versatile, unique, engaging, passionate, magnificent, multifaceted. These words only begin to describe the complete works of film composer Ennio Morricone.

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The Italian-born artist’s music probably can be heard in more films than that of any other living composer. Spaghetti westerns such as…

vanityfair:

In the Details | Wes Anderson
He wants to make a movie set in space, was never a Boy Scout, can’t speak French, and other eccentricities about The Grand Budapest Hotel director.
Photograph by Max Vadukul. 

vanityfair:

In the Details | Wes Anderson

He wants to make a movie set in space, was never a Boy Scout, can’t speak French, and other eccentricities about The Grand Budapest Hotel director.

Photograph by Max Vadukul. 

I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
Kurt Vonnegut, author of Slaughterhouse-Five  (via penamerican)
nationalfilmsociety:

Cary Fukunaga

nationalfilmsociety:

Cary Fukunaga

theparisreview:

“It wasn’t so much that our lives were joined as that my life was joined, by her.”
Chris Knapp on love through the lens of Fellini.

theparisreview:

“It wasn’t so much that our lives were joined as that my life was joined, by her.”

Chris Knapp on love through the lens of Fellini.