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Twisting in time and space never grows old | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/14 | Soi kèo
I’ve always been fascinated with art that takes the concept of time and space and turns it inside out. You can’t quite follow the logic, getting every puzzle piece in the right place, and …
How to share movies with your children | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/12 | Soi kèo
Have we got an obligation as movie lovers to make sure that our kids watch certain films as a part of their education? Are our reasons for using our parental privilege, more or less …
Are you a film geek or just someone who likes to watch movies? | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/10 | Soi kèo
A lot of people like to watch movies. As a matter of fact most people I know do that in one form or another, if so just snoozing in front of whatever happens to …
Crawling out from my rock, meeting Juno | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/08 | Soi kèo
When Juno came out a few years ago I was sort of living under a rock, at least as far as movies were concerned. I didn’t notice. And maybe that was just as well. …
A happy surprise – or a sad disappointment | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/07 | Soi kèo
Many of the film writers and podcasters I follow claim that they avoid to see any trailer or review about a movie before they have seen it themselves. While I don’t accuse them for …
A movie about Live, the Universe and Everything | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/03 | Soi kèo
I’ve never been as intimidated by a movie as I was by The Tree of Life. The very thought of it made me nervous. I had seen reviews, which if lyrical, most of all …
A case of colliding temperaments? | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/08/01 | Soi kèo
“You’re breaking my heart! You’re breaking my heart!” What kind of a line is that? Just asking. I suppose the sort that you can find in an Italian movie. Doors are slammed, people are …
My thoughts on movie ratings | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/31 | Soi kèo
How come that we give out grades on movies in the form of a number, but not on books, theatre performances or art? This question was raised by my local newspaper six months ago, …
In an empty cinema no one can hear you cry | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/27 | Soi kèo
I’ve been a cinema visitor for about 40 years. But I’ve never found myself to be the only person in the audience until the other night, as I watched Beginners. “Where do you want …
Could you stomach seeing the same movie 128 times? | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/26 | Soi kèo
A friend of mine has seen the same movie 127 times since he saw it for the first time at the age of eight. The movie in question is The Third Man. He claims …