Thursday, 16 May 2013
'Beauty is Embarassing' (2012) is the story of American artist Wayne White who made his name as the art director of Pee Wee's Playhouse. It's a story of passion, obsession, burn out and inspiration.
'Herb & Dorothy' (2008) unveils the incredible modern art collection of Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, a New York couple of modest means who befriended minimalist artists in the 60s due to their genuine passion for the art & an eye for what would become collectable over the ensuing decades.
'Side by Side' (2012) Keanu Reeves takes advantage of unparalleled access to todays top film-makers for his thoughtful examination of the dominance of digital film-making and exhibition in today's film industry .
'Something's Gonna Live' (2010) is a delightful study of six veteran production designers who remained friends into old age, including Robert Boyle, designer of Hitchcock's films.
'No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo and Vilmos' (2008) is the story of two friends who defected from their native Hungary in the 50s, moved to Hollywood and became two of the best directors of photography in the industry.
Thursday, 23 February 2012
Monday, 18 July 2011
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Saturday, 23 October 2010
Directed by Cornel Wilde
Photography by H.A.R. Thomson
The soundtrack features authentic South African tribal chants recorded by Cornel Wilde, and instrumental cues directed by ethnomusicologist Andrew Tracey.
Insightful analysis of the film & background info on Wilde here , here and here.