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Tuesday, August 24 2010

'The Edge of the World' Beautifully Conveys the 'Real' Realism of British Cinema

The Edge of the World has a very loose narrative structure and in many respects the Scottish landscape becomes the major protagonist at the expense of dramaturgy and character portrayal.


Thursday, January 29 2009

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.


Wednesday, August 27 2008

The Small Back Room

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


Thursday, June 26 2008

The Thief of Bagdad - Criterion Collection

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


Sunday, December 14 2003

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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