Tag : director

The Roman Polanski Retrospective and its Moral Implications

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Hannah Stokes discusses the recent retrospective held for Oscar award-winning director, Roman Polanski, and discusses the possible need to separate art from artist. This Monday, a retrospective for Roman Polanski opened at the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris. Polanski is a French-polish director with a long career, his works including famous … Read More

Waris Hussein: Groundbreaking Director

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Moving from India to the UK at the age of just nine, no one could have predicted that Lucklow born Waris Hussein (1938-present) would have gone on to have such a successful and arguably ground-breaking career as a television and film director. There’s no denying that from the out set, … Read More

A Closer Look At… Pedro Almodóvar

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If you want to educate yourself in Spanish cinema, there’s really only one name you need to know: Pedro Almodóvar. What marks him out from other directors of his age and experience is his unrelenting ability to construct outlandish plot lines while pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable in … Read More

A Closer Look At… Quentin Tarantino

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With the release of his recent blockbuster; Django Unchained (2012), the legendary director, screenwriter and producer has come into the limelight once more.  Tarantino is recognised as part of the cream of Hollywood’s crop of modern directors, known as the ‘director DJ’ for his frequent use of mixing genres and … Read More