Interview: Brian Oakes, dir. Jim: The James Foley Story

19/08/14: brutal images of photojournalist James Wright Foley, murdered by Mohammed Emwazi, spread like wildfire across the globe, defining a watershed moment in the rise of Isis and their place in a sickened global consciousness. But that did not define the man. Director Brian Oakes paints a deeply moving, intimate Continue Reading

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DVD Review: Electra, My Love

★★★★☆ Hungarian master Miklós Jancsó described his trademark filmmaking style as ‘calligraphic’, asserting that he wrote the film with his camera as a pen. His style was one of reel-length takes that ebb and flow; meticulous choreography that incorporated close-ups and long-shots into single, unbroken sequences often dominated by balletic Continue Reading