Burkinabé director Idrissa Ouedraogo passed away today at the age of 64. He was one of Africa’s best auteurs. The film being shared here, Yaaba, portrays the rather odd coupling of a boy and an elderly woman who was spurned by her village, as posted in the obituary.
I can’t imagine a cooler soundtrack compilation than this one unless Jess Franco’s sountrack works also get reissued.
Jean Rollin was the master of sleazy Euro-horror with a career span of five decades. This comp covers some of the best partners he had in conveying a blood-splattered, gruesome, erotic, cheesy mess onscreen.
Nothing but love for Finders Keepers, who released this gem as a download as well as vinyl.
Robert Bresson directing Anne Wiazemsky on the set of “Au hasard Balthazar”(1966). Check out Georges Franju on set of Les Yeux Sans Visage right here
Carl Theodor Dreyer on the set of The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928). Check out FW Murnau on set of Faust in 1926 here
Great news! One of Andrei Tarkovsky’s greatest films, Stalker, has been reissued on Blu-Ray by The Criterion Collection.