WE’RE RETURNING TO OUR REGULAR PROGRAMMING; AND MORE?

So if you’ve been around these parts it’s been a bit sparse. Last week TIFF ended, and you can read all of my writings on that over at Screen Invasion and hear my podcasts here on TUMP, and somehow in all the confusion of moving from Trinidad back to Jamaica and everything else I just … Continue reading “WE’RE RETURNING TO OUR REGULAR PROGRAMMING; AND MORE?”

ANNOUNCEMENT: THE PEDRO ALMODOVAR MARATHON

I’m not sure if anyone out there would call this filmmaker blindspot egregious, but somehow I feel it is. With two marathons complete this year (John Cassavetes & John Ford) I feel a need to spread my wings into some non-American cinema, and with that I want to start diving into the work of Mr. … Continue reading “ANNOUNCEMENT: THE PEDRO ALMODOVAR MARATHON”

ANNOUNCEMENT: A MINI JOHN FORD MARATHON

There seemed to be a lot of response to my marathon of John Cassavetes recently so here I am at it again filling in some more cinematic blind spots with another great American filmmaker. This marathon though, unlike the Cassavetes, will not be as comprehensive and I can start knowing I’ve already watched a few … Continue reading “ANNOUNCEMENT: A MINI JOHN FORD MARATHON”

THE JOHN CASSAVETES MARATHON ANNOUNCEMENT

“John Cassavetes’s independent films challenge distinctions between documentary and fiction films. Described sometimes as home movies, they seem to capture authentic moments of individuals’ experiences. The films’ intimate quality reflects Cassavetes’s career-long collaboration with cinematographer Al Ruban and actors such as Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, and Seymour Cassel… As with the work of Jean-Luc … Continue reading “THE JOHN CASSAVETES MARATHON ANNOUNCEMENT”