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Miike Takashi – The City of Lost Souls

Miike Takashi  — The City of Lost Souls (Ed: Jason Anderson had done an article/interview for City of Lost Souls. Meanwhile, I had interviewed Takashi two years previously at the Vancouver film festival. I mixed together Jason’s article and quotes … Continue reading

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Interview with Steven Soderbergh – one scene of The Limey

Interview with director Steven Soderbergh and actor Terry Stamp, mostly about one particular scene of the Limey Interviews by Jason Anderson Says Terry Stamp, who plays Wilson in the 1999 film, The Limey, “There were these scenes, let’s call them … Continue reading

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Tezka Macoto: Hakuchi

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Tezka Macoto’s Hakuchi: Parallel Universes of the Mind “I am powerless in the face of this pitiful reality,” goes the voiceover of the main character Izawa, halfway through Hakuchi: the Innocent. The camera is low and angled up at him, … Continue reading

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Wong Kar-Wai – In The Mood For Love

PERHAPS PERHAPS PERHAPS WONG KAR-WAI : IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE Starring Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung. Written and directed by Wong Kar-wai. 98 min. (STC) BY JASON ANDERSON The swaying of Maggie Cheung’s hips becomes something like a musical refrain … Continue reading

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End of Violence – Review

The Institutionalization of Violence Almost a decade ago, the future based Until The End of The World displayed a strange vision of the future, almost as attractive for its farfetched gadgetry as for its romance. The strange thing about viewing … Continue reading

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Miike Takashi – Bird People In China

The perfect time to take a nap is where the blue of the night meets the gold of the day, within the fleeting magic hour surrounding sunset. This September past, I came home from work beat down and miserable, set … Continue reading

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Kore-eda Hirokazu – Interview

Interview with Kore-Eda Hirokazu, director of AFTER LIFE (… the following is an edited version of a conversation from October 1998 with Japanese film director, Kore-eda Hirokazu, in which he talks about his 1998 film, After Life … He is … Continue reading

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End of Violence

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(a review of the Wim Wenders’ film) The End of Violence Almost a decade ago, the future based To The End of The World displayed a strange vision of the future, almost as attractive for its farfetched gadgetry as for … Continue reading

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Christopher Doyle – 1997 VIFF Seminar Transcript

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Christopher Doyle did a seminar in 1997 at the Vancouver International Film Festival. I recorded the audio, and soon after transcribed it. Owing to either rushed circumstances or laziness, I didn’t transcribe the questions, which brought these answers; thus, I … Continue reading

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Christopher Doyle

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Space Age Bachelor Interviews Christopher Doyle — October 6th/1997 (Note: A version of this interview appeared in Issue 11 of Space Age Bachelor magazine) The following is an interview I did with Christopher Doyle, the Australian born cinematographer, before a … Continue reading

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