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Ken Russell: Farewell to an Unmitigated Madman

Last Sunday, one of the wildest, most iconoclastic visionaries the world of cinema has known passed away at the age of 84. Ken Russell broke the rules from the start. His early documentary work for the BBC eschewed realism and … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 7 – 9

Black Narcissus (Michael Powell, 1947) – 5/5 One of the great exemplars of Technicolor cinematography (provided by Jack Cardiff, who also lensed Powell’s equally ravishing follow-up The Red Shoes [1948]) – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A … Continue reading

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