An Extended Illustration of “I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone”

Ron has written a very interesting, incisive introduction to the last decade or so of an Asian film movement, a significant change of style, termed a Second Wave. One thing is for certain, water is a major element of consideration in Asian films. In advance of anything experimental that American and European films are attempting … Continue reading An Extended Illustration of “I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone”

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Rebels of the Neon God (1992) as a seminal Asian Second Wave Film

In a post a while back I discussed a film movement from the 1960s that is commonly referred as The French New Wave. Today I want to discuss a more recent group of films and directors that are sometimes characterized as forming an Asian Second New Wave. Ming-liang Tsai is a film director associated with … Continue reading Rebels of the Neon God (1992) as a seminal Asian Second Wave Film

APRIL FILM DISCUSSION NIGHT @ CSL

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: Tonight is the night, our first Spring film discussion night. Our April early Spring theme is “Disaffected youth--the price of angst.” The DVD films that will be discussed are: FIVE EASY PIECES (1970) Directed by Bob Rafelson @ 98 minutes. The film stars Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy … Continue reading APRIL FILM DISCUSSION NIGHT @ CSL

PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR APRIL 2013

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for April 2013 Our April early Spring theme is “Disaffected youth--the price of angst.” THEATRICAL RELEASE ON THE ROAD (2012) Directed by Walter Salles @ 124 minutes. The film stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kirsten Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Alice Braga, & Viggo Mortensen. Synopsis: This is Jack Kerouac’s generation-defining … Continue reading PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR APRIL 2013