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Treefingers: Hou Hsiao-Hsien

Some reflections on Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s gorgeous Flowers of Shanghai over at ProjectTreefingers. I look briefly at the way that inanimate objects take on a special force, as well as at the subtle control of mood in the film.

Treefingers: Aleksandr Sokurov

I have just posted an essay on Sokurov’s Mother and Son (a magnificent film) on ProjectTreefingers. I discuss the way the film blurs boundaries and edges to create a sense of intimacy and in-betweenness.

Treefingers: Béla Tarr

I have a new essay on Béla Tarr’s The Turin Horse and Werckmeister Harmonies over at projecttreefingers.

Treefingers: Robert Bresson

2013/07/15 4 comments

From this point forward, many if not all of my posts on film will be appearing on the Project Treefingers blog, along with posts from others. I have just posted some reflections on choice in the films of Robert Bresson, aptly titled Choice in Bresson.