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Moving: On the Cinema of Kate Bush

By Yasmina Tawil

By Willow Maclay
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“Experimenting with film is exciting to me. It feels like it has purpose.”
-Kate Bush, Egos and Icons, 1993

Kate Bush has always been more than your average musical artist. It’s not ordinary to have a chart-topping single when you’re 19-years-old, let alone a number-one hit about a classic literary text of all things. From the onset, she was more than hooks. She was a wizard of merging artistic interests, folded together into a stunning presentation of everything she could offer as an artist.

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War Starts At Midnight: The Three Wartime Visions of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

By Yasmina Tawil

By Josh Spiegel
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Few filmmakers have made films as thematically rich as those from writers/directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger in the 1940s. From 1943 to 1949, Powell and Pressburger, better known as the Archers, made seven superlative films that leapfrog genres with heedless abandon...

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oldhollywood: Moira Shearer & Robert Helpmann in The Red...

By Yasmina Tawil



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Moira Shearer & Robert Helpmann in The Red Shoes (1948, dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger) (via)

“I am often asked why The Red Shoes, of all our films, became such a success in every country of the world. More than a success, it became a legend. Even today, I am constantly meeting men and women who claimed that it changed their lives. This is natural enough for women who...

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