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Double Visions by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Installation view of Dilbar by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2013 The exhibition Double Visions by the Thai film director and contemporary artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul was recently on display at the Anthony Reynolds Gallery in London. Born in 1970 in Bangkok, Weerasethakul has established himself as one of the foremost art house directors of his generation. Widely celebrated…

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Exploring the Visual Style of ‘True Detective’

Tracking shot in ‘True Detective’, Episode 4, 2014 In this post I want to address the highly mesmerizing as well as conceptually loaded cinematography in the popular TV show ‘True Detective’ directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. This post was provoked by an epic six-minute tracking shot – appearing at the end of episode four –…

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Konkurs by Miloš Forman

The Semafor Theatre at Dejvická 27 in Prague is the central location for Miloš Forman’s classic film Konkurs (Audition) generally cited as the first film of the Czech New Wave for its realistic depiction of youth culture. Forman is a man of the theatre: before he entered FAMU, the Prague Film Academy, and perhaps inspired…