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Ben Wheatley’s Favorites, Mekas on Filmmaking and Poetry, Hitchcock’s Blocking

On Film / Short Takes — Mar 25, 2016






  • Anthology Film Archive cofounder Jonas Mekas on filmmaking and how it relates to the “exalted, ecstatic state of living, of seeing, of experiencing” that is poetry

  • Explore a new collection of Terry Southern’s letters. “Letter writing is the best writing of all,” Southern once said. “It’s like writing to yourself, but you’ve got an excuse to do it.”


  • Arnaud Desplechin talks with Kent Jones about My Golden Days and Hollywood filmmaking.

  • How Alfred Hitchcock blocked a scene: