R.I.P. Chantal Akerman

     |    Wednesday October 7th, 2015  |     9

Death is like taxes, and “thanks“ to social media there is no dearth of reports of cherished personalities exiting at a ripe old age and/or far too young. But the news of Chantal Akerman’s passing put a particular pall over yesterday. Akerman was a filmmaker who decisively influenced the way I think about cinema and 

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My Own Private Berlinale 2015: Part 1

     |    Saturday February 21st, 2015

By Andrew Horn It always annoys me when someone complains that a movie is not ‘visual enough” or when they claim there is too much dialogue. I have always been against “absolutes” and my feeling has always been “if it works, it works, if it doesn’t it doesn’t” and some years ago I was comforted 

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