By Catherine Erskine Midsommer tells the story of Dani and Christian, a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish… [Read More]
This is one of the great examples of having a film that entertains well and at the same time goads our minds into active thought. It is very much like a cross-cultural extended parable.
French New Wave director François Truffaut wrote the book on Alfred Hitchcock—literally. In 1962 he did a series of interviews (through a translator) with Hitchcock over six days with twenty seven hours of tapes discussing each of Hitchcock’s films. He later put gleanings from those interviews into one of the definitive books on filmmaking. In… [Read More]