In the Mood for Love is a stunningly good movie directed by Wong Kar-Wai, but the soundtrack is rather haunting and powerful. Iwai over at Music Tales muses on the soundtrack, scored by Shigeru Umebayashi, here.
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 […]
Wim Wenders: Selfportrait (1975). Check out David Bowie on set of Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence right here via Selfportrait of Wim Wenders (1975) — More brilliance from our friends at Kinoimages.
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 via On set of “Au Hasard Bathazar” — We admire the posts of Kino Images, and thought it would be nice to share a still from one of French auteur Robert […]
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 via Carl Th. Dreyer on set of The Passion of Joan of Arc —
Great news! One of Andrei Tarkovsky’s greatest films, Stalker, has been reissued on Blu-Ray by The Criterion Collection.