Articles tagged jane campion

Questions Reign in ‘Top of the Lake’

Writer-director Jane Campion brings her passion for moral complexity to the small screen with Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel's newest original series.

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Jane Campion: Authorship and Personal Cinema by Alistair Fox

This examination retains a respect for the elusive mystery at the heart of the artist’s work.

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8 Aug 2011 // 12:00 PM

100 Essential Directors - Jane Campion

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 2: Robert Bresson to David Cronenberg

Our second day of "100 Essential Directors" could loosely be described as one that defines "influential." Each of the auteurs sandwiched in between Robert Bresson and David Cronenberg has left a lasting mark on cinema, each employing a signature style that is unmistakable.

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25 Sep 2009 // 3:05 AM

Bright Star

Director Jane Campion does complicate the issue of sexuality in Bright Star, with Fanny more sexually assertive than John Keats.

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“Write the softest words and kiss them that I may at least touch my lips where yours have been. For myself I know not how

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

In the Cut (2003)

'It's all a series of mistaken identities, and how our thinking is like that, that we think we've seen something, but we actually haven't quite seen it all.'"

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10 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

In the Cut (2003)

Their affair proceeds as the steamy-seeming trailers suggest it will, in the interest of promoting Ryan's 'breakout' self-exposure.

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3 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Two Friends (1986)

A poignant expression of a friendship past exhaustion.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Holy Smoke (1999)

In Holy Smoke, Australian writer-director Jane Campion returns to a familiar theme. Once again, she’s looking at a strong-willed, unconventional woman who is at

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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