Articles tagged michael powell

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 // 9:59 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 // 12:00 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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//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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