In honor of the great German émigré director’s birthday, here’s a short, quotable clip from the 1979 BBC documentary Behind the Mirror: A Profile of Douglas Sirk, more excerpts of which can be found on our release of All That Heaven Allows.
“I'll stick up for the folks with Playstation 3&4 (hey, we're adults too, we bought it for the Blu-ray!), and hope we get a compatible streaming app--For those of us non-gamers, the PS3 has been one . . .”
“I love to read well-written observations of Stanley Kubrick at work. Indeed, has any other film-maker inspired this kind of reflection by the talented people with whom he chose to collaborate? Anyone . . .”
“I'm wondering if FilmStruck will require one subscription fee that allows access to the Criterion Channel, for which another monthly premium is required. As great as that sounds, I'd really rather . . .”
“Happy Birthday to one of the absolute master directors - Stanley Kubrick.
He's one of my favorite film directors. In my Top 3 for sure. All 13 of his films are so re watchable and i see new things . . .”
“Happy birthday to one of my favorite filmmakers! I just watched The Killing for the first time tonight and loved it immensely. Only his third film and he'd already made leaps and bounds above his . . .”