The femme fatales of Twin Peaks. Illustration by Paul Willoughby.
Siobhán Bohnacker explores why Samuel Beckett was “an especially appealing subject” for photographers: http://nyr.kr/1hw0ybl
“Steve Schapiro shadowed Beckett during the production of the playwright’s movie ‘Film,’ in 1964. Shapiro told me, ‘Beckett seemed introspective and engrossed in his own world. Most of the time, I doubted that he was even aware I was there, and I am sure cared less.’”
Beckett on the set of his movie “Film,” 1964. Photograph by Steve Schapiro
In 1968, an excited audience awaited the arrival of Jean-Luc Godard, who had been invited to open a series of John Player Lectures at the National Film Theatre. Instead, they received this telegram.
100 members of the audience accepted the offer to have their money returned, while the remainder stayed for a screening of Godard’s Vivre sa vie.
Jean-Luc Godard, Manifesto: What is to be done ?
from Afterimage No. 1, April, 1970.
Happy birthday, God(ard), king of the universe, my simultaneously most loved and most hated filmmaker! *takes off imaginary hat*
L’eclisse (1962) dir. Michelangelo Antonion
Always reblog this film