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  • Eye of the Duck: 002 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    One of my favourite films of 2015 was ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ which was directed by Lily Amirpour. It seemed to come out of nowhere. Although shot in Southern California it’s a Persian language film and the setting is a fictional Iranian place called Bad City; a ghost town where criminality and…

  • Eye of the Duck: 001 Jaws

    To find a good ‘eye of the duck’ scene as described by David Lynch, I suppose you’d instinctively head to the left-field; to films that are the work of auteurs who wants to convey a particular vision. But for me, one of the great scenes that falls into the category is slap bang in the…

  • The Eye of the Duck

    “A duck is one of the most beautiful animals. If you study a duck, you’ll see certain things: the bill is a certain texture and a certain length; the head is a certain shape; the texture of the bill is very smooth and it has quite precise detail and reminds you somewhat of the legs…

  • Der regisseur und der schauspieler

    I have a film recommendation for you all, it’s a fantastic documentary by the brilliant German director Werner Herzog called My Best Fiend (Mein liebster Feind – Klaus Kinski in Herzog’s native tongue). In the film Herzog revisits, both physically and in memory, the places where he made films with one of his great muses, Klaus…

  • Jacket Upgrade

    I bought a jacket a while ago and I really like it. It’s a Fjällräven Greenland jacket in Olive green, it really is right up my street. Here is a picture of it: Nice right? I always had a nagging thought it was missing something though, I didn’t know what, but I knew there was…