viewing log: April 2014

latest addition(s): stuff seen on April 22nd

April 22nd, 2014 more >
Cannes 2014: Palme d’Or odds

favourite: N.B.Ceylan’s WINTER SLEEP

April 21st, 2014 more >
CRUDE OIL appendix: the 287 notes I took while watching it

19. {supplies: Cheshire cheese, Mars bar, notebook, two pens, stopwatch, The Revolution Betrayed, facial wipes, tea in flask, tuna salad sandwich, flat cake, gloves, ankle-socks, torch, two bottles of flavoured water}

95. conversationlessness among men — Howard Hawks it ain’t

April 18th, 2014 more >
for Tribune: AV Festival report — on Wang Bing’s CRUDE OIL

Wandering to the back of the projection space afforded, through two sets of very old windows, a panoramic view of the construction–a tough environment on these chilly, windy, rainy days in March. Standing at certain positions allowed the viewer (i.e. myself) to see the Newcastle labourers and their Gobi Desert counterparts at a single glance. The film’s many longueurs provided numerous occasions for such improvisations and speculations.

April 18th, 2014 more >
viewing log: March 2014


April 7th, 2014 more >