Tag Archives: France

Musée Miniature et Cinéma: Cinema Before Green Screen Was Cool

Musée Miniature et Cinéma: Cinema Before Green Screen Was Cool

Have you ever wondered what was the process of constructing cinema sets before technology changed our lives? How did scenographers manage to make the scene look so realistic without the use of computers? Apparently, what they had to do was creating scale models of the sets! They had to think of every little detail, from

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’

Written & Directed by Oliver Assayas Starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart & Chloë Grace Moretz Some movies are self-aware. ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ is beautifully self-aware. It stars Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart in powerfully meta-roles and might be my favorite film to emerge from the festival. It’s directed by Olivier Assayas, who blends his characters

Interview: Genevieve Bailey, Director – ‘I Am Eleven’

Do you remember when you were eleven? Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, ‘I Am Eleven‘ explores the lives