Monthly Archives: "June 2011"

In a follow-up to last week’s post about Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, I’ve spoken with several people over the past week who’ve seen the film and had an almost identical emotional and personal...

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There have been a few movie-going experiences where I felt I was having a life experiencing moment. Lawrence of Arabia, War And Peace, 2001: A Space Odyssey, All That Jazz, Apocalypse Now. Films that transcended...

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There has been a controversy roiling in the professional photojournalism world over the past months about a New York Times war correspondent who took a number of photos while on assignment with an iPhone using...

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Mike Figgis – Writer-Director-Cameraman

June 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

In my on-going series bringing attention to film directors who don’t simply sit comfortably behind monitors, nursing cups of Starbucks, but who jump into the filmmaking process with a camera on their shoulders, getting dirt...

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Thursday, June 2, 2011. Call time 6 AM. The El Dorado County Courthouse in Placerville, California. The sentencing of Phillip and Nancy Garrido in abduction of Jaycee Dugard twenty years ago in 1991.   Days...

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