Cutting Room
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WATCH >> Scene by scene: The Man Who Fell to Earth

“I don’t think that the cinematographer should have a style. A lot of them do. Not to belittle anybody, but Janusz Kaminski is a brilliant cinematographer but all his movies look the same. I’m a slave to the script and the story, which obviously means to the director…”

READ >> Scissor sisters

READ >> Scissor sisters

“If film cutting in many national cinemas is substantially a girl game, this raises the inevitable question: since film in general has been quite male-dominated, why is editing less so?”

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GO TO >> Cassavetes/Rowlands @ The Metrograph

GO TO >> Cassavetes/Rowlands @ The Metrograph

“Husband and wife John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands, rightfully considered the patron saints of American independent cinema, created art with their own money, in their own home, surrounded by friends and family.”

READ >> Peter Hutton

READ >> Peter Hutton

“The sea makes you aware of a different velocity of time… When you work on ships, it’s a job so you get locked into it. But there’s a lot of downtime. You’re able to space out and look at the atmosphere of the sea. That in itself is amazing. The sense of time is really different because you’re traveling so slow. Sometimes on ships you’re dead in the water. They shut them down and work on the engine or something like that and you’re just out there floating. In the middle of nowhere.”

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WATCH >> A History of Horror

1 year = 1 film. “A History of Horror” is a video essay which proposes a timeline of influential and aesthetically beautiful horror movies around the world since 1895 until 2016.

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READ >> Lars von Trier: ‘I’ve started drinking again, so I can work’

READ >> Lars von Trier: ‘I’ve started drinking again, so I can work’

“I believe that if you are an artist and you’re drunk (laughing), you’re more sensitive. I have this theory: scientists say that 80% of our mental work is to stop the senses. So we have filters to block useless information. But if you are sensitive, then it means these filters are a bit broken.”

WATCH >> Jeremy Saulnier on his new film “Green Room”

WATCH >> Jeremy Saulnier on his new film “Green Room”

“Green Room was tough for me because the way that I funded my own films, it was a rough budget and then I just fed it what it needed… The stakes were so high, if you go 4% over budget and you have exactly what you wanted, then that’s fine… I’m not used to having the excel sheets dictate things. It was a big learning curve for me… It’s a big union budget. It’s 10x what I had for Blue Ruin, but the same amount of days.”