Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Earlier today, Dizzyhead Dennis let us post some of his thoughts on the passing of yet another cinematic titan. Now Dennis shares some further Antonioni musings with Slate—but remember,
you read his controversial "Antonioni upstaged Bergman" meme (not included in the new obit) here first!

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And here's Tim Lucas, editor of the invaluable and addictive Video Watchdog, with some words for Antonioni—and for someone else:

Today, I send a loving genuflection halfway around the world today to one of my favorite filmmakers, Eric Rohmer—who recently turned 87—in the hopes that he can keep his name out of the headlines for awhile.

(Thanks to Dizzyhead John)

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