Articles tagged michael powell, emeric pressburger

Venice Film Festival 2015: 11 Minutes + Heart of a Dog + A Matter of Life and Death + Interrogation

A thriller, a portrait of a dog, a challenge to Heaven, and a bloody crime drama.

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Michael Powell Double Feature

‘Age of Consent’ is a rather unfortunate swan song, but ‘A Matter of Life and Death’ makes this DVD set well worth it.

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At his peak in the 1940s, Michael Powell was in the top ranks of British film directors, alongside such contemporaries as David Lean, Carol Reed

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27 Aug 2008 // 10:59 PM

The Small Back Room

Powell's groundbreaking blend of art and terror cut short a career at its most innovative moment.

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The Thief of Bagdad - Criterion Collection

Let's hope that one day such wonder at Baghdad will be possible, again.

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15 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Edge of the World (1937)

Michael Powell's work reveals the unshakable conviction that film should overwhelm the audience with an artist's deliberately crafted vision.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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