I am a big fan of actor Max Von Sydow. He’s probably best known for playing Jesus in one of those Jesus movies. I think it was Jesus IV. He totally saved the franchise with that one. It was really on the brink after Jesus III when they tried a comedic turn and cast Yakov […]
posts from Ingmar Bergman
image copyright Fox Searchlight During the opening scene of Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky, I remember already thinking to myself – with the tact of Louis C.K. – “That nigger makes the SHIT out of a movie!” There is a great indulgence in his movies tempered only by his own thoughtful control, using the medium […]
Ingmar Bergman only made one movie. It was around 153 hours long. Some parts were better than others.
That which most confounded me during the DVD era, and seems only so recently resolved, has sprung its head again in the somewhat less brave new world of Blu Ray. For the longest time, some of my favorite films were only available on scratchy, no less than thrice copied VHS tapes. When I first saw […]