Watch 54 film clips “break the fourth wall”

Watch 54 film clips "break the fourth wall"
She knows you’re watching…

As we watch a film we get used to the convention of not acknowledging
that we’re watching a film, which is deceptive in and of itself, since
we are watching, and the filmmakers know that we will be watching, so we are succumbing to the film’s illusion. Continue reading “Watch 54 film clips “break the fourth wall””

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The magical film that restores Jacques Tati to life

The magical film that restores Jacques Tati to life

The Illusionist by Sylvain Chomet

I haven’t seen this film – I don’t think it’s been in the US yet – but I liked director Sylvain Chomet’s Triplets of Belleville, and I admire the playful subtlety of the films of Jacques Tati, who wrote this unproduced screenplay years ago as a live-action film for he and his daughter, Sophie Tatischeff. Continue reading “The magical film that restores Jacques Tati to life”

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