Filmtalk - Drive (2011)
Its recent absence from the Oscars has spurred me to write this defence of Drive. The academy needs a serious evaluation of its criteria when it can snub a film as well made as this. Listen to the audio file above while you read this. Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive earnt a nomination for the Palm D’Or at Cannes and scored Refn the win for Best Director. Most known for his...
Editing a film is like a relationship...
If they’re fucking beautiful, the only real choice is CONTINUOUS ACTION.
Filmtalk - Attack the Block (2011)
You know what the problem with being a film student seeing films is? No, it isn’t the common misconception that we can no longer enjoy films when we go to the cinema, rather it’s the simple fact that when we see a film done badly we complain all the more because we can see where exactly they went wrong. It’s like a trained chef watching someone burn sausages at a barbeque, they...