Tag Archives: Fritz Lang

Babylon Berlin

“Dad says the anticipation of having something is often more fun than actually having it. I think he’s crazy. I hate waiting for things. I like to have everything immediately. I can’t think of anything I’d rather anticipate than have right … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Stand There, Do Something!

One of my favorite essays film theorist David Bordwell has ever written is this one on the development of CinemaScope. Some technical details and some history: The shape of a movie’s image is called its aspect ratio, which refers to the relationship … Continue reading

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