I know Ralph but that’s not why I’m posting his site – he’s an incredible photographer now filmmaker
Lost in Cheeseland
The true adventures of a woman from Philadelphia who marries a Frenchman, travels, writes and longs for cupcakes but has long since discovered that frommage has nothing to do with her hometown’s cheese steak.
I wish people would take his films seriously
I first met Phyllis Flick ten years ago when she’d moved to Paris on a whim. Apparently she spent the last decade finding … well her latest posts are about where to find the best ice creams and a tour of Kurdish cuisine
SENSES OF CINEMA – Jean Renoir
Here’s a piece written by my friend, mentor and college professor James Leahy about probably the greatest director of them all. Once you’re there check out the magazine itself an incredible on-line resource of critical articles, their “Great Directors”
THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
Probably the Greatest Western, John Wayne’s performance (no matter what I thought of his politics) defines the art of film acting.
THE PROVENCE POST
There is no place else on Earth quite like Provence – okay so you knew that already. But this may be one of the best places to find out why.
JOSEF VON STERNBERG
The Scarlet Empress, The Devil Is a Woman, Shanghai Express – von Sternberg’s movies were about treachery and shadows
81/2 is the only film I’ve ever seen that reveals the pain of becoming an adult. The White Shiek, La Strada, Nights of Cabiria are just plain masterpieces