BBC Radio Scotland – Film Reviews

On Thursday 5th May, I joined Siobhan Synnot to review Florence Foster Jenkins, I Saw The Light and Knight of Cups on BBC Radio Scotland’s The Janice Forsyth Show.

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You can listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0788y05

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Cult Cinema: An Arrow Video Companion

My chapter on the Spaghetti Western (‘Playful Revisionism’) is included in the new limited edition volume Cult Cinema: An Arrow Video Companion (edited by Anthony Nield).

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More info here: http://www.arrowfilms.co.uk/cultcinemabook/

Fandor – Visconti: Art and Ambiguity

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On the 40th anniversary of the passing of Italian director Luchino Visconti, I made a video essay for Fandor exploring the idea of ambiguity in his work.

Video: Visconti’s Art and Ambiguity

Filmhouse/ECA – Luchino Visconti Exhibition

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Luchino Visconti: The Art of Decadence

Sunday 28th February – Sunday 20th March 2016

Filmhouse Café Bar

 

Edinburgh College of Art and Filmhouse are proud to present Luchino Visconti: The Art of Decadence, a collection of original poster designs to accompany the 2016 edition of Italian Film Festival in Scotland.

To mark the 40th anniversary of Visconti’s death, students from the ECA’s Illustration department have brought their own unique spin on his extraordinary body of work. Brand new posters have been created for all fourteen of his feature films, together with a distinctive new portrait of the director himself.

The exhibition was organised by Carlo Pirozzi (University of St Andrews) and Pasquale Iannone (Short Courses, University of Edinburgh) in collaboration with Jonathan Gibbs and George Douglas from Edinburgh College of Art.