Month: January 2016

Lawrence of Arabia

Perhaps my love of watching film in theaters on film comes from Lawrence of Arabia. I first saw in 1989 at the Northpoint Theater in San Francisco. I can still remember that day and how I felt as i watched this masterpiece unfold. I subsequently purchased it on VHS (which was letterboxed, of course) and watched it again and again… Read more →

Clouds of Sils Maria

The first Oliver Assayas film I saw was Irma Vep, at the Singapore International Film Festival in 1997. The last one I saw was Carlos, which I saw at the Kawasaki Art Center’s Artelio Cinema a few years back. I haven’t seen every Assays film but the ones I have seen have always been interesting, always discussing how people cope… Read more →