He was intent upon filming the landscape of the human soul.
Everything should not be shown, or there is no art; art lies in suggestion.
“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” Art imitates life – or is it the other way around? Some artistic expressions have become so tied to our common experience that our lives seem synonymous with their content. This is not […]
The evening news has a reputation for blood thirst. “If it bleeds, it leads” they say. This is almost universally considered bad taste, but the practice continues because it draws an audience, albeit for wrong reasons. Artists, like filmmakers, for instance, have traditionally let some time pass before depicting horrors. The tragedy of September 11th’s […]
I am not afraid; I was born to do this. Few stories captivate the heart like that of Joan of Arc. The incredulity of a young teenage maiden, leading the armies of France at the behest of God is epic by definition. She has been portrayed in every art-form, but today we examine what is […]